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Association of GSTM1 Null Allele with Prostate Cancer Risk: Evidence from 36 Case-Control Studies

  • Bingbing Wei equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Bingbing Wei, Zhuoqun Xu, You Zhou

    Affiliation: Department of Urology, Affiliated Wuxi People’s Hospital, Nanjing Medical University, Wuxi, China

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  • Zhuoqun Xu equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Bingbing Wei, Zhuoqun Xu, You Zhou

    xuzq@live.com

    Affiliation: Department of Urology, Affiliated Wuxi People’s Hospital, Nanjing Medical University, Wuxi, China

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  • You Zhou equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Bingbing Wei, Zhuoqun Xu, You Zhou

    Affiliation: Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Finland

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  • Jun Ruan,

    Affiliation: Department of Urology, Affiliated Wuxi People’s Hospital, Nanjing Medical University, Wuxi, China

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  • Huan Cheng,

    Affiliation: Department of Urology, First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China

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  • Bo Xi,

    Affiliation: Department of Maternal and Child Health Care, School of Public Health, Shandong University, Jinan, China

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  • Ming Zhu,

    Affiliation: Department of Urology, Affiliated Wuxi People’s Hospital, Nanjing Medical University, Wuxi, China

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  • Ke Jin,

    Affiliation: Department of Urology, Affiliated Wuxi People’s Hospital, Nanjing Medical University, Wuxi, China

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  • Deqi Zhou,

    Affiliation: Department of Urology, Affiliated Wuxi People’s Hospital, Nanjing Medical University, Wuxi, China

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  • Qiang Hu,

    Affiliation: Department of Urology, Affiliated Wuxi People’s Hospital, Nanjing Medical University, Wuxi, China

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  • Qiang Wang,

    Affiliation: Department of Urology, Affiliated Wuxi People’s Hospital, Nanjing Medical University, Wuxi, China

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  • Zhirong Wang,

    Affiliation: Department of Urology, Affiliated Wuxi People’s Hospital, Nanjing Medical University, Wuxi, China

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  • Zhiqiang Yan,

    Affiliation: Department of Urology, Affiliated Wuxi People’s Hospital, Nanjing Medical University, Wuxi, China

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  • Feng Xuan,

    Affiliation: Department of Urology, Affiliated Wuxi People’s Hospital, Nanjing Medical University, Wuxi, China

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  • Xing Huang,

    Affiliation: Department of Urology, Affiliated Wuxi People’s Hospital, Nanjing Medical University, Wuxi, China

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  • Jian Zhang,

    Affiliation: Department of Urology, Affiliated Wuxi People’s Hospital, Nanjing Medical University, Wuxi, China

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  • Hongyi Zhou

    Affiliation: Department of Urology, Affiliated Wuxi People’s Hospital, Nanjing Medical University, Wuxi, China

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  • Published: October 10, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046982

About the Authors

Bingbing Wei, Zhuoqun Xu, Jun Ruan, Ming Zhu, Ke Jin, Deqi Zhou, Qiang Hu, Qiang Wang, Zhirong Wang, Zhiqiang Yan, Feng Xuan, Xing Huang, Jian Zhang, Hongyi Zhou
Department of Urology, Affiliated Wuxi People’s Hospital, Nanjing Medical University, Wuxi, China
You Zhou
Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Finland
Huan Cheng
Department of Urology, First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China
Bo Xi
Department of Maternal and Child Health Care, School of Public Health, Shandong University, Jinan, China

Corresponding Author

Email: xuzq@live.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BW ZX. Performed the experiments: BW ZX JR MZ. Analyzed the data: BW JR MZ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BW ZX YZ JR HC BX MZ KJ DZ QH QW ZW ZY FX XH JZ HZ. Wrote the paper: BW ZX YZ.