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SOXs in human prostate cancer: implication as progression and prognosis factors

  • Wei-de Zhong1, 2, 3,
  • Guo-qiang Qin1, 3,
  • Qi-shan Dai1, 3,
  • Zhao-dong Han1,
  • Shan-ming Chen1,
  • Xiao-hui Ling1,
  • Xin Fu1,
  • Chao Cai1,
  • Jia-hong Chen1,
  • Xi-bin Chen1,
  • Zhuo-yuan Lin1,
  • Ye-han Deng1,
  • Shu-lin Wu4,
  • Hui-chan He1Email author and
  • Chin-lee Wu4
Contributed equally
BMC Cancer201212:248

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2407-12-248

Received: 16 November 2011

Accepted: 16 May 2012

Published: 15 June 2012

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Original Submission
16 Nov 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
8 Mar 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Qianben Wang
12 Mar 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ovidiu Balacescu
4 Apr 2012 Author responded Author comments - Weide Zhong
Resubmission - Version 2
4 Apr 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
11 Apr 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Qianben Wang
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
16 May 2012 Editorially accepted
15 Jun 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2407-12-248

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Urology, Guangdong Key Laboratory of Clinical Molecular Medicine and Diagnostics, Guangzhou First Municipal People’s Hospital, Affiliated Guangzhou Medical College
Urology Key Laboratory of Guangdong Province, Guangzhou Medical College
Guangdong Provincial Institute of Nephrology, Southern Medical University
Departments of Pathology and Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School