Qiang Fu, Tao Qin, Lin Chen, Chuan-Jiang Liu, Xu Zhang, Yu-Zhu Wang, Ming-Xing Hu, Hao-Yuan Chu, Hong-Wei Zhang, Department of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery, People’s Hospital of Zhengzhou University, School of Medicine, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou 450003, Henan Province, China
Author contributions: Fu Q and Chen L performed the majority of experiments; Qin T and Zhang HW designed the research and provided financial support for this work; Liu CJ conducted the experimental analysis; Wang YZ and Hu MX provided vital reagents and were involved in editing the manuscript; Zhang X and Chu HY analyzed sequencing data and developed analysis tools; Fu Q, Qin T and Chen L wrote the paper.
Institutional review board statement: This study was reviewed and approved by the Ethics Committee of People’s Hospital of Zhengzhou University.
Institutional animal care and use committee statement: All procedures involving animals were reviewed and approved by the Ethics Committee of People’s Hospital of Zhengzhou University.
Conflict-of-interest statement: We declare that we have no financial and personal relationships with other people or organizations that can inappropriately influence our work, and there is no professional or other personal interest of any nature or kind in any products, service and/ or company that could be construed as influencing the position presented in, or the review of, the manuscript entitled “miR-29a up-regulation in the AR42J cells contributes to apoptosis via targeting the TNFRSF1A gene”.
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Correspondence to: Hong-Wei Zhang, MD, PhD, Professor, Chief, Department of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery, People’s Hospital of Zhengzhou University, School of Medicine, Zhengzhou University, No. 7 Weiwu Road, Zhengzhou 450003, Henan Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: January 8, 2016
Peer-review started: January 9, 2016
First decision: February 18, 2016
Revised: February 29, 2016
Accepted: March 18, 2016
Article in press: March 18, 2016
Published online: May 28, 2016