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Clinical relevance of breast and gastric cancer-associated polymorphisms as potential susceptibility markers for oral clefts in the Brazilian population

  • Renato Assis Machado1Email author,
  • Edimilson Martins de Freitas2,
  • Sibele Nascimento de Aquino3,
  • Daniella Reis B. Martelli2,
  • Mário Sérgio Oliveira Swerts4,
  • Silvia Regina de Almeida Reis5,
  • Darlene Camati Persuhn6,
  • Helenara Salvati Bertolossi Moreira7,
  • Verônica Oliveira Dias2,
  • Ricardo D. Coletta1 and
  • Hercílio Martelli-Júnior2, 4
BMC Medical GeneticsBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201718:39

Received: 4 August 2016

Accepted: 3 March 2017

Published: 4 April 2017

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Original Submission
4 Aug 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
12 Nov 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Angela T. Alleyne
16 Nov 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - letaief afef
20 Dec 2016 Author responded Author comments - RENATO ASSIS MACHADO
Resubmission - Version 2
20 Dec 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
3 Mar 2017 Editorially accepted
4 Apr 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12881-017-0390-y

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Oral Diagnosis, Dental School, State University of Campinas, Piracicaba, Brazil
Stomatology Clinic, Dental School, State University of Montes Claros, Montes Claros, Brazil
School of Dentistry, Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Governador Valadares, Brazil
Center for Rehabilitation of Craniofacial Anomalies, University of José Rosário Vellano, Alfenas, Brazil
Department of Basic Science, Bahiana School of Medicine and Public Health, Salvador, Brazil
Molecular Biology Departament, Federal University of Paraíba, João Pessoa, Brazil
Department of Physiotherapy, State University of Western Paraná, Cascavel, Brazil