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Systematic antibody generation and validation via tissue microarray technology leading to identification of a novel protein prognostic panel in breast cancer

  • Patrick C O´Leary1,
  • Sarah A Penny1,
  • Roisin T Dolan1, 6,
  • Catherine M Kelly1,
  • Stephen F Madden3,
  • Elton Rexhepaj1,
  • Donal J Brennan1,
  • Amanda H McCann1, 2,
  • Fredrik Pontén4,
  • Mathias Uhlén5,
  • Radoslaw Zagozdzon1,
  • Michael J Duffy2, 7,
  • Malcolm R Kell6,
  • Karin Jirström8 and
  • William M Gallagher1Email author
Contributed equally
BMC Cancer201313:175

Received: 21 November 2012

Accepted: 19 March 2013

Published: 2 April 2013

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19 Mar 2013 Editorially accepted
2 Apr 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2407-13-175

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Authors’ Affiliations

UCD School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, UCD Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, University College Dublin
UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science, University College Dublin
Molecular Therapeutics for Cancer Ireland, National Institute for Cellular Biotechnology, Dublin City University
Department of Pathology, University Hospital of Uppsala
Royal Institute of Technology
Department of Breast & Endocrine Surgery, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
UCD Clinical Research Centre, St. Vincent’s University Hospital
Division of Pathology, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Skåne University Hospital