Tumor Biology

, Volume 36, Issue 11, pp 8309–8316 | Cite as

miR-582-5p inhibits proliferation of hepatocellular carcinoma by targeting CDK1 and AKT3

  • Yi Zhang
  • Wei Huang
  • Yan Ran
  • Yan Xiong
  • Zibiao Zhong
  • Xiaoli Fan
  • Zhenghua Wang
  • Qifa Ye
Research Article


microRNAs play an important role in the progression of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). In this study, we found that miR-582-5p expression was downregulated in hepatoma tissues and HCC cell lines. Upregulation of miR-582-5p reduced colony number, inhibited cellular proliferation, and arrested cell cycle in G0/G1 phase. When miR-582-5p was inhibited, the colony number was increased and cellular proliferation and cell cycle were promoted. Further studies showed that miR-582-5p regulated the progression of HCC through directly inhibiting the expression of CDK1 and AKT3, and indirectly inhibiting the expression of cyclinD1.


Hepatocellular carcinoma miR-582-5p CDK1 AKT3 CyclinD1 



The study was supported by The Natural Science Foundation of China, No: 30371394; Natural Science Fund of Hubei Province, No: 2012FFA044; the Health Department Found of Hubei Province, No: JX6B18; Public Service Platform Construction Projects of Wuhan Technology Bureau, No: 2013060705010326.

Conflicts of interest


Supplementary material

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Supplementary Figure 1 miR-582-5p is downregulation in human HCC tissues. N represents non-tumor liver tissues, T represents HCC tissues. (DOC 67 kb)
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Supplementary Figure 2 miR-582-5p targets CDK1 and AKT3 by binding to its 3′ UTR. Indicated HCC cells Huh-7 and Hep3B were contransfected with miR-582-5p mimic or miR-582-5p inhibitor and luciferase reporters containing the mutational miRNA target site in the 3′ UTR of CDK1 or AKT3. *p < 0.05, Error bars represent mean ± STDEV. (DOC 338 kb)
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Supplementary Figure 3 miR-582-5p regulates E2F1 expression. (A) Western blot assay finds that overexpression of miR-582-5p inhibits E2F1 expression, knockdown of miR-582-5p promotes F2F1 expression in indicated cell lines. (B) Real-time PCR assay finds that overexpression of miR-582-5p inhibits E2F1 expression, knockdown of miR-582-5p promotes F2F1 expression in indicated cell lines. *p < 0.05, Error bars represent mean ± STDEV. (DOC 130 kb)


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yi Zhang
    • 1
  • Wei Huang
    • 2
  • Yan Ran
    • 3
  • Yan Xiong
    • 1
  • Zibiao Zhong
    • 1
  • Xiaoli Fan
    • 1
  • Zhenghua Wang
    • 1
  • Qifa Ye
    • 1
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, Institute of Hepatobiliary Diseases of Wuhan University, Transplant Center of Wuhan University, Hubei Key Laboratory of Medical Technology on TransplantationWuhanChina
  2. 2.Oncology Department of the First People’s Hospital of ShundeGuangzhouChina
  3. 3.Anesthesia DepartmentZhongnan Hospital of Wuhan UniversityWuhanChina
  4. 4.Research Center of National Health Ministry on Transplantation Medicine Engineering and TechnologyThe 3rd Xiangya Hospital of Central South UniversityChangshaChina
  5. 5.Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan UniversityWuhanChina

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