Clinicopathological and prognostic significance of aberrant Arpin expression in gastric cancer
Tao Li, Hong-Mei Zheng, Ying-Jian Jiang, Jiang Wang, Dian-Liang Zhang, Center of Colon and Rectum, Qingdao Municipal Hospital, Qingdao University, Qingdao 266011, Shandong Province, China
Nai-Mei Deng, Infection Department, Qingdao Municipal Hospital, Qingdao 266011, Shandong Province, China
Author contributions: Zhang DL designed the research; Li T and Wang J performed the research; Zheng HM, Deng NM and Jiang YJ contributed new reagents and analytic tools; Li T analyzed the data and wrote the paper.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao University Institutional Review Board.
Informed consent statement: All study participants, or their legal guardian, provided informed written consent prior to study enrollment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare no conflict of interest.
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Correspondence to: Dian-Liang Zhang, MD, PhD, Center of Colon and Rectum, Qingdao Municipal Hospital, Qingdao University, No. 1 Jiaozhou Road, Qingdao 266011, Shangdong Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: October 1, 2016
Peer-review started: October 5, 2016
First decision: October 20, 2016
Revised: November 20, 2016
Accepted: January 11, 2017
Article in press: January 11, 2017
Published online: February 28, 2017