Representative results of miR-31* effects on biological functions.

(A) the MTT assay in HIOEC; (B) the Annexin V assay in Leuk-1; (C) flow cytometry analysis for cell cycle in Cal-27; (D) representative field of view of HIOEC invasion inserts at a 100× magnification, (Da) miR-31* mimic, (Db) miR-31* inhibitor, (Dc) negative control, (Dd) Quantification of relative numbers of invading cells representing average counts from 6 fields-of-view per insert per sample ±SD, **p<0.05, ***p<0.001; (E) representative field of view of HIOEC migration inserts at a 100× magnification, (Ea) miR-31* mimic, (Eb) miR-31* inhibitor, (Ec) negative control, (Ed) quantification of relative numbers of invading cells representing average counts from 6 fields-of-view per insert per sample ±SD, **p<0.05, ***p<0.001.