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Multicellular tumor spheroid models to explore cell cycle checkpoints in 3D

  • Jennifer Laurent1, 2,
  • Céline Frongia1, 2,
  • Martine Cazales1, 2,
  • Odile Mondesert1, 2,
  • Bernard Ducommun1, 2, 3 and
  • Valérie Lobjois1, 2, 4Email author
BMC Cancer201313:73

Received: 2 August 2012

Accepted: 5 February 2013

Published: 8 February 2013

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Original Submission
2 Aug 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
30 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Elisa May
14 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Dave Grainger
26 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Vicky Avery
17 Jan 2013 Author responded Author comments - Valerie Lobjois
Resubmission - Version 2
17 Jan 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
5 Feb 2013 Editorially accepted
8 Feb 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2407-13-73

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Authors’ Affiliations

Université de Toulouse; ITAV-USR3505
CHU de Toulouse
ITAV - USR3505, Centre Pierre Potier