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Expression of the Mismatch Repair Gene hMLH1 Is Enhanced in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with EGFR Mutations

  • Mei Li,

    Affiliation: Central Laboratory, The Second Hospital of Dalian Medical University, Dalian, PR China

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  • Qiuping Zhang,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology, The First Hospital of Dalian Medical University, Dalian, PR China

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  • Lina Liu,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, The First Hospital of Dalian Medical University, Dalian, PR China

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  • Weipeng Lu,

    Affiliation: Central Laboratory, The Second Hospital of Dalian Medical University, Dalian, PR China

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  • Hong Wei,

    Affiliation: Central Laboratory, The Second Hospital of Dalian Medical University, Dalian, PR China

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  • Rachel W. Li,

    Affiliation: Medical School, The Australian Medical University, Canberra, Australia

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  • Shen Lu mail

    lvshen1956@126.com

    Affiliation: Central Laboratory, The Second Hospital of Dalian Medical University, Dalian, PR China

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  • Published: October 24, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0078500

About the Authors

Mei Li, Weipeng Lu, Hong Wei, Shen Lu
Central Laboratory, The Second Hospital of Dalian Medical University, Dalian, PR China
Qiuping Zhang
Department of Pathology, The First Hospital of Dalian Medical University, Dalian, PR China
Lina Liu
Department of Internal Medicine, The First Hospital of Dalian Medical University, Dalian, PR China
Rachel W. Li
Medical School, The Australian Medical University, Canberra, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: lvshen1956@126.com

Competing Interests

This work was supported by the National Nature Science Funds in China (Fund No. 81071805) and Dalian Merricon Gene Diagnosis Technology Co., Ltd. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ML SL. Performed the experiments: ML WL HW. Analyzed the data: ML SL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ML QZ LL SL. Wrote the manuscript: ML SL RWL.