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Science Translational Medicine  19 May 2010:
Vol. 2, Issue 32, pp. 32ra35
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3001143

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vol. 2 no. 32 32ra35

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  • Received for publication October 9, 2009
  • Accepted for publication April 28, 2010
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  1. Ming-Heng Wu1,2,*,
  2. Wen-Lung Ma2,3,*,
  3. Cheng-Lung Hsu2,4,*,
  4. Yuh-Ling Chen1,2,
  5. Jing-Hsiung James Ou5,
  6. Charlotte Kathryn Ryan2,
  7. Yao-Ching Hung3,
  8. Shuyuan Yeh2 and
  9. Chawnshang Chang2,3,
  1. 1Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 701, Taiwan.
  2. 2George Whipple Lab for Cancer Research, Departments of Pathology and Urology and Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA.
  3. 3Sex Hormone Research Center, Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Science, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, China Medical University/Hospital, Taichung 404, Taiwan.
  4. 4Division of Hematology-Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Chang Gung University/Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan 33305, Taiwan.
  5. 5Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA.
  1. To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: chang{at}


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