Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry

, Volume 462, Issue 1–2, pp 33–40 | Cite as

Overexpression LINC01082 suppresses the proliferation, migration and invasion of colon cancer

  • Wei Xiong
  • Jiyong Qin
  • Xinyi Cai
  • Wei Xiong
  • Qiuyan Liu
  • Cheng Li
  • Yunhe Ju
  • Qiaoli Wang
  • Yunfeng LiEmail author
  • Yi YangEmail author


Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) are emerging as pivotal regulators in human cancer. LINC01082 was expressed as decreased in colon cancer by previous lncRNA-seq result and TCGA database, however, the role and function of LINC0182 is not clear in colon cancer. Here, we aimed to explore the role of LINC01082 in colon cancer for exploring the etiopathogenesis of colon cancer. RT-qPCR for LINC01082 expression in tissues (colon cancer vs. their matched adjacent non-cancerous tissues, ANT, n = 39) and cells (colon cancer cells vs. normal colon cells, n = 4) were performed. CCK-8 assay for proliferation of colon cancer, Transwell assay for migration and invasion were carried out in sw480 and sw620 cells. The results revealed that LINC01082 was significantly decreased in tissues and cell lines of colon cancer. Overexpressed LINC01082 significantly suppressed the proliferation ability of colon cancer cells. The migration and invasion of colon cancer cells were also suppressed after LINC01082 overexpression. These findings demonstrated that LINC01082 may act in suppressing the incidence and development of colon cancer via suppressing cell proliferation, migration and invasion, indicating that LINC01082 may act as a new tumor suppressor and may be a promising therapy target for colon cancer.


LINC01082 Colon cancer Overexpression sw480 sw620 


Author contributions

WX, JQ, and XC conceived and designed the study. WX, JQ, XC, WX, QL, CL, YJ, and QW performed the experiments. WX wrote the paper. YL and YY reviewed and edited the manuscript. All authors read and approved the manuscript and agreed to be accountable for all aspects of the research in ensuring that the accuracy or integrity of any part of the work is appropriately investigated and resolved.


This work was supported by the Training Program for Medical Reserve Talents of the Health and Family Planning Commission of Yunnan Province [Grant Number H-201641].

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Ethics approval and consent to participate

All experimental protocols were approved by the human Ethics Committee of Kunming Medical University. The written informed consent was obtained from all patients.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Radiation OncologyYunnan Cancer Hospital, The Third Affiliated Hospital of Kunming Medical UniversityKunmingPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Department of Colorectal SurgeryYunnan Cancer Hospital, The Third Affiliated Hospital of Kunming Medical UniversityKunmingPeople’s Republic of China

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