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Overexpression of miR-9 in mast cells is associated with invasive behavior and spontaneous metastasis

  • Joelle M Fenger1,
  • Misty D Bear2,
  • Stefano Volinia3,
  • Tzu-Yin Lin4,
  • Bonnie K Harrington2,
  • Cheryl A London1, 2 and
  • William C Kisseberth1Email author
BMC Cancer201414:84

Received: 7 October 2013

Accepted: 27 January 2014

Published: 11 February 2014

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Original Submission
7 Oct 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
22 Nov 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Robert Rebhun
4 Dec 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - michele mortarino
16 Dec 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Nisha Narayan
19 Jan 2014 Author responded Author comments - Joelle Fenger
Resubmission - Version 2
19 Jan 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 2
27 Jan 2014 Editorially accepted
11 Feb 2014 Article published 10.1186/1471-2407-14-84

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences
Department of Veterinary Biosciences
Department of Molecular Virology, Immunology, and Medical Genetics, The Ohio State University
Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California-Davis