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World J Gastroenterol. May 14, 2009; 15(18): 2240-2244
Published online May 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2240
No association between cyclooxygenase-2 and uridine diphosphate glucuronosyltransferase 1A6 genetic polymorphisms and colon cancer risk
Cheryl L Thompson, Sarah J Plummer, Alona Merkulova, Iona Cheng, Thomas C Tucker, Graham Casey, Li Li
Cheryl L Thompson, Li Li, Departments of Family Medicine and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Center for Transdisciplinary Research on Energetics and Cancer, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106-7136, United States
Sarah J Plummer, Graham Casey, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033-1006, United States
Alona Merkulova, Department of Cancer Biology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195-0001, United States
Iona Cheng, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Institute for Human Genetics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143-0644, United States
Thomas C Tucker, Markey Cancer Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40504-3381, United States
Author contributions: Thompson CL performed the statistical analyses, assisted with the subject recruitment and data collection and drafted the manuscript; Plummer SJ conducted some of the genotyping and assisted with the manuscript preparation; Merkulova A performed some of the genotyping; Tucker TC assisted with patient referrals and recruitment; Casey G coordinated the lab work and assisted with manuscript preparation; Li L led the study design and data collection and assisted with the manuscript preparation; Cheng I selected the SNPs for inclusion in the study and reviewed the manuscript.
Correspondence to: Li Li, MD, PhD, Department of Family Medicine, Research Division, Case Western Reserve University, 11001 Cedar Ave., Suite 306, Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7136, United States.
Telephone: +1-216-3685437
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Received: January 10, 2009
Revised: March 21, 2009
Accepted: March 28, 2009
Published online: May 14, 2009
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