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Research Article

Identification of Plasma Lipid Biomarkers for Prostate Cancer by Lipidomics and Bioinformatics

  • Xinchun Zhou mail,

    xzhou@umc.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, United States of America

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  • Jinghe Mao,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Tougaloo College, Tougaloo, Mississippi, United States of America

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  • Junmei Ai,

    Affiliation: Department of Computer Sciences, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Youping Deng,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Mary R. Roth,

    Affiliation: Kansas Lipidomics Research Center, Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America

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  • Charles Pound,

    Affiliation: Department of Surgery, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, United States of America

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  • Jeffrey Henegar,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, United States of America

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  • Ruth Welti,

    Affiliation: Kansas Lipidomics Research Center, Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America

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  • Steven A. Bigler

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology, Mississippi Baptist Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, United States of America

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  • Published: November 12, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0048889

About the Authors

Xinchun Zhou, Jeffrey Henegar
Department of Pathology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, United States of America
Jinghe Mao
Department of Biology, Tougaloo College, Tougaloo, Mississippi, United States of America
Junmei Ai
Department of Computer Sciences, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Youping Deng
Department of Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Mary R. Roth, Ruth Welti
Kansas Lipidomics Research Center, Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America
Charles Pound
Department of Surgery, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, United States of America
Steven A. Bigler
Department of Pathology, Mississippi Baptist Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: xzhou@umc.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: XZ. Performed the experiments: XZ JM MRR. Analyzed the data: XZ JA YD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: XZ JM SAB. Wrote the paper: XZ RW CP JH SAB.