Cancer Type Abbreviation
AbbreviationCancer typeAbbreviationCancer type
1ADCAAdrenocortical CancerBTCABiliary Tract Cancer
2BLCABladder CancerBNCABrain Cancer
3BRCABreast CancerCECACervical Cancer
4CHORChordomaCOADColon Cancer
5CLCAColorectal CancerENCAEndometrial Cancer
6ESCAEsophageal CancerGBCAGallbladder Carcinoma
7GSCAGastric CancerGASTGastrointestinal Stromal Tumor
8HNSCHead and Neck CancerHEGIHemangioma
9LIHCHepatocellular CarcinomaKDCAKidney Cancer
10LNCALarynx CancerLEUKLeukemia
11LICALiver CancerLUCALung Cancer
13MESOMesotheliomaNSCANeuroendocrine Neoplasia
14NDCANeuroendocrine NeoplasiaOPSCOropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma
15OSCAOral Squamous Cell CarcinomaOVCAOvarian Cancer
16PNCAPancreatic CancerPRCAProstate Cancer
18SKCASkin CancerSINTSmall Intestinal Neuroendocrine Tumor
19TECATesticular CancerTHCAThyroid Cancer
20TOCATonsil CancerUTCAUterus Cancer
Schematic Diagram for Cancer Location

Schematic Diagram for the location of major cancer types included in database

Data Analysis Flowchart

All differentially expressed miRNAs (DEMs) in this database are curated from public resources. The following work flow demonstrates the data collection process:

Database Search

dbDEMC allows for quick search by miRNA ID or specific cancer name from main page.

You can also make a detail search by miRNA IDs or search experiments by particular filter criteria from Search page.

Search result page

Browse Data

Experiment Detail

MiRNA Information Page

This page delineates the detailed information for each differentially expressed miRNAs.

Detailed expression information from limma are listed.

ID convertor

Convert miRBase old version ID to miRBase latest version ID


You can input miRNA IDs and view the Meta-profiling heatmap

Example of Meta-profiling heatmap

About Us

This database is hosted by Computational Genetics Group, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Fudan University

Contact Us:
  • 138 Medical College Road, Fenglin Campus of Fudan University´╝îShanghai
  • Dr. Zhen Yang