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Sari Eka Pratiwi Sri Nuryani Wahyuningrum Rachmagreta Perdana Putri Danarto Danarto Didik Setyo Heriyanto Nur Arfian Sofia Mubarika Haryana Indwiani Astuti


Globally, prostate cancer (PCA) is the second leading cause of male cancer-associated mortality. Micro-RNAs (miRNAs) are small non-coding RNAs considered promising biomarkers for diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment options. A miR-141 expression is frequently dysregulated and influences the development and progression of PCA. This study aimed to identify miR-141 expression level as a marker to differentiate PCA from another prostate anomaly, especially in Yogyakarta. Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues for each three groups: benign prostatic hyperplasia/BPH, high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia/HGPIN, and PCA (n=7/group) were stored in a commercial clinical laboratory in Yogyakarta. The total RNA was extracted from FFPE sections using miRNeasy FFPE kit, followed by the quantification of miR-141-3p expression level by RT-PCR. The result showed that miR-141 relative expression level on PCA was higher than other groups and significantly different (P<0.05, Kruskal Wallis test). The mean of the miR-141 relative expression level of BPH, HGPIN, and PCA were 1.04±0.87, 6.44±7.8, and 7.06±8.83, respectively. The relative expression level of miR-141 can potentially be a prognostic biomarker in PCA and could differentiate aggressiveness in prostate anomaly, especially BPH, HGPIN, and PCA.


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Pratiwi, S. E., Wahyuningrum, S. N. ., Putri, R. P. ., Danarto, D., Heriyanto, D. S. ., Arfian, N., Haryana, S. M. . and Astuti, I. (2022) “MiR-141-3p Relative Expression Level from FFPE Samples as Biomarker of Prostate Adenocarcinoma Carcinogenesis in Yogyakarta, Indonesia”, Indonesian Journal of Medical Laboratory Science and Technology, 4(1), pp. 1–9. doi: 10.33086/ijmlst.v4i1.2355.
BPH, HGPIN, miR-141, PCA, prostate anomaly markers


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