Retinoblastoma tumor suppressor functions shared by stem cell and cancer cell strategies
Susumu Kohno, Chiaki Takahashi, Division of Oncology and Molecular Biology, Cancer Research Institute, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-1192, Japan
Shunsuke Kitajima, Department of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02215, United States
Nobunari Sasaki, Department of Pharmacy, Graduate School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo 106-0016, Japan
Author contributions: All authors wrote the manuscript.
Supported by The Funding Program for Next Generation World-Leading Researchers (NEXT), Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (MEXT), Naito Foundation, Daiichi-Sankyo Foundation for Life Science, Hokkoku Foundation for Cancer Research, and IMSUT Joint Research Project.
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Correspondence to: Chiaki Takahashi, MD, PhD, Division of Oncology and Molecular Biology, Cancer Research Institute, Kanazawa University, 13-1 Takara-machi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-1192, Japan. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: October 28, 2015
Peer-review started: November 3, 2015
First decision: December 4, 2015
Revised: December 30, 2015
Accepted: February 14, 2016
Article in press: February 16, 2016
Published online: April 26, 2016