Identification of differentially expressed genes regulated by methylation in colon cancer based on bioinformatics analysis
Yu Liang, Cheng Zhang, Dong-Qiu Dai, Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, the Fourth Affiliated Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang 110032, Liaoning Province, China
Author contributions: Dai DQ conducted the study; Liang Y and Zhang C applied the experiments on TCGA project; Liang Y wrote the manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: The data of colon cancer we analyzed in this research are all from TCGA database. According to the guidelines released by TCGA, our research does not require the separate ethics committee approval.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare that there is no conflict of interest related to this study.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Corresponding author: Dong-Qiu Dai, PhD, Chief Doctor, Professor, Surgical Oncologist, Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, the Fourth Affiliated Hospital of China Medical University, No. 4 Chongshan East Road, Shenyang 110032, Liaoning Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: March 14, 2019
Peer-review started: March 14, 2019
First decision: April 30, 2019
Revised: May 9, 2019
Accepted: May 31, 2019
Article in press: June 1, 2019
Published online: July 14, 2019