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Soluble Neural-cadherin as a novel biomarker for malignant bone and soft tissue tumors

  • Rui Niimi1,
  • Akihiko Matsumine1Email author,
  • Takahiro Iino1,
  • Shigeto Nakazora1,
  • Tomoki Nakamura1,
  • Atsumasa Uchida2 and
  • Akihiro Sudo1
BMC Cancer201313:309

Received: 29 August 2012

Accepted: 14 June 2013

Published: 26 June 2013

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Original Submission
29 Aug 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
20 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Nobuhito Araki
10 Jan 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - William Laskin
23 Mar 2013 Author responded Author comments - RUI NIIMI
Resubmission - Version 2
23 Mar 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
14 Jun 2013 Editorially accepted
26 Jun 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2407-13-309

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine
Mie University