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Research Article

Lack of Association between Y-Chromosomal Haplogroups and Prostate Cancer in the Korean Population

  • Wook Kim mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: wookkim@dankook.ac.kr

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, Dankook University, Cheonan, Korea

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  • Tag-Keun Yoo,

    Affiliation: Department of Urology, Eulji Medical Center, Eulji University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

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  • Sung-Joo Kim,

    Affiliation: Research Institute of Molecular Genetics, Catholic Research Institutes of Medical Sciences, Seoul, Korea

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  • Dong-Jik Shin,

    Affiliation: Cardiovascular Genome Center, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

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  • Chris Tyler-Smith,

    Affiliation: The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kindgom

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  • Han-Jun Jin,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, Dankook University, Cheonan, Korea

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  • Kyoung-Don Kwak,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, Dankook University, Cheonan, Korea

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  • Eun-Tak Kim,

    Affiliation: Department of Urology, Eulji University School of Medicine, Daejeon, Korea

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  • Yoon-Sun Bae

    Affiliation: Cardiovascular Genome Center, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

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  • Published: January 24, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0000172

About the Authors

Wook Kim, Han-Jun Jin, Kyoung-Don Kwak
Department of Biological Sciences, Dankook University, Cheonan, Korea
Tag-Keun Yoo
Department of Urology, Eulji Medical Center, Eulji University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Sung-Joo Kim
Research Institute of Molecular Genetics, Catholic Research Institutes of Medical Sciences, Seoul, Korea
Dong-Jik Shin, Yoon-Sun Bae
Cardiovascular Genome Center, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Chris Tyler-Smith
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kindgom
Eun-Tak Kim
Department of Urology, Eulji University School of Medicine, Daejeon, Korea

Corresponding Author

Email: wookkim@dankook.ac.kr

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CT WK DS. Performed the experiments: DS HJ KK EK YB. Analyzed the data: CT WK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WK TY SK. Wrote the paper: CT WK.