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Expression of the phosphorylated MEK5 protein is associated with TNM staging of colorectal cancer

  • Bang Hu1,
  • Donglin Ren1,
  • Dan Su1,
  • Hongcheng Lin1,
  • Zhenyu Xian1,
  • Xingyang Wan1,
  • Junxiao Zhang1,
  • Xinhui Fu1,
  • Li Jiang2,
  • Dechan Diao3,
  • Xinjuan Fan1,
  • Lei Wang1Email author and
  • Jianping Wang1Email author
Contributed equally
BMC Cancer201212:127

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2407-12-127

Received: 5 December 2011

Accepted: 30 March 2012

Published: 30 March 2012

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Original Submission
5 Dec 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
21 Jan 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Harvey Bumpers
16 Feb 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sreelatha Meleth
21 Mar 2012 Author responded Author comments - Bang Hu
Resubmission - Version 3
21 Mar 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
30 Mar 2012 Editorially accepted
30 Mar 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2407-12-127

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Authors’ Affiliations

The Sixth Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University
Shenzhen people's Hospital
Guangdong Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine