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Decreased expression of the β2 integrin on tumor cells is associated with a reduction in liver metastasis of colorectal cancer in mice

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BMC Cancer201717:827

Received: 23 June 2016

Accepted: 22 November 2017

Published: 6 December 2017

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Original Submission
23 Jun 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
13 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kathleen L O'Connor
12 Feb 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Nicole Beauchemin
16 Apr 2017 Author responded Author comments - Aitor Benedicto
Resubmission - Version 2
16 Apr 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
22 Nov 2017 Editorially accepted
6 Dec 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12885-017-3823-2

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Cellular Biology and Histology, University of the Basque Country, School of Medicine and Nursing, Leioa, Spain
Department of Evolutionary Immunology, Institute of Zoology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland