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Polymorphisms in the mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation chain genes as prognostic markers for colorectal cancer

  • Jesus Lascorz1,
  • Melanie Bevier1,
  • Witigo V Schönfels2,
  • Holger Kalthoff3,
  • Heiko Aselmann2,
  • Jan Beckmann2,
  • Jan Egberts2,
  • Stephan Buch4, 5,
  • Thomas Becker2,
  • Stefan Schreiber5,
  • Jochen Hampe5,
  • Kari Hemminki1, 6,
  • Asta Försti1, 6Email author and
  • Clemens Schafmayer2, 4
BMC Medical Genetics201213:31

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2350-13-31

Received: 20 October 2011

Accepted: 30 April 2012

Published: 30 April 2012

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20 Oct 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
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15 Dec 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sakari Vanharanta
27 Dec 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Peter Söderkvist
5 Feb 2012 Author responded Author comments - Jesus Lascorz
Resubmission - Version 3
5 Feb 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
14 Feb 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sakari Vanharanta
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Submitted Manuscript version 4
30 Apr 2012 Editorially accepted
30 Apr 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2350-13-31

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Authors’ Affiliations

Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)
Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Christian-Albrechts-University
Division of Molecular Oncology, Institute for Experimental Cancer Research, Christian-Albrechts-University
POPGEN Biobank Project, Christian-Albrechts-University
Department of General Internal Medicine, Christian-Albrechts-University
Center for Primary Health Care Research, Clinical Research Center, Lund University