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Long noncoding RNA TPT1-AS1 promotes the progression and metastasis of colorectal cancer by upregulating the TPT1-mediated FAK and JAK-STAT3 signalling pathways

TPT1-AS1 promotes CRC cell migration and invasion in vitro and vivo. (A) Cell adhesion assay was applied to determine the effect of TPT1-AS1 on CRC cell adhesion (magnification 200x). Wound scratch (magnification 100x) (B) and Transwell assays (magnification 200x) (C) were performed to examine the effect of TPT1-AS1 on CRC cell invasion and migration. (D) TPT1-AS1 knockdown suppressed CRC liver metastasis in vivo, the gross specimen images of liver metastases. (E) The metastatic nodules in liver tissue were detected by HE staining (magnification 100x). (F) The statistical analysis of number of liver metastatic nodules. *PP

Figure 3. TPT1-AS1 promotes CRC cell migration and invasion in vitro and vivo. (A) Cell adhesion assay was applied to determine the effect of TPT1-AS1 on CRC cell adhesion (magnification 200x). Wound scratch (magnification 100x) (B) and Transwell assays (magnification 200x) (C) were performed to examine the effect of TPT1-AS1 on CRC cell invasion and migration. (D) TPT1-AS1 knockdown suppressed CRC liver metastasis in vivo, the gross specimen images of liver metastases. (E) The metastatic nodules in liver tissue were detected by HE staining (magnification 100x). (F) The statistical analysis of number of liver metastatic nodules. *P<0.05, **P <0.01.