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Research Article

S-Score: A Scoring System for the Identification and Prioritization of Predicted Cancer Genes

  • Jorge E. S. de Souza equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Jorge E. S. de Souza, André F. Fonseca

    Affiliations: Institute of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology, São Paulo, Brazil, Center for Cell Therapy and Regional Blood Center, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil, International Research Center, CIPE/AC Camargo Cancer Center, São Paulo, Brazil

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  • André F. Fonseca equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Jorge E. S. de Souza, André F. Fonseca

    Affiliations: Institute of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology, São Paulo, Brazil, Brain Institute, UFRN, Natal, Brazil

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  • Renan Valieris,

    Affiliations: Institute of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology, São Paulo, Brazil, International Research Center, CIPE/AC Camargo Cancer Center, São Paulo, Brazil

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  • Dirce M. Carraro,

    Affiliation: International Research Center, CIPE/AC Camargo Cancer Center, São Paulo, Brazil

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  • Jean Y. J. Wang,

    Affiliation: Moores-UCSD Cancer Center and Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, California, United States of America

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  • Richard D. Kolodner,

    Affiliations: Moores-UCSD Cancer Center and Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, California, United States of America, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, San Diego Branch, Department of Medicine and Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Moores-UCSD Cancer Center and Institute of Genomic Medicine, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, California, United States of America

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  • Sandro J. de Souza mail

    sandro@neuro.ufrn.br

    Affiliation: Brain Institute, UFRN, Natal, Brazil

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  • Published: April 07, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0094147

About the Authors

Jorge E. S. de Souza, André F. Fonseca, Renan Valieris
Institute of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology, São Paulo, Brazil
Jorge E. S. de Souza
Center for Cell Therapy and Regional Blood Center, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil
André F. Fonseca, Sandro J. de Souza
Brain Institute, UFRN, Natal, Brazil
Jorge E. S. de Souza, Renan Valieris, Dirce M. Carraro
International Research Center, CIPE/AC Camargo Cancer Center, São Paulo, Brazil
Jean Y. J. Wang, Richard D. Kolodner
Moores-UCSD Cancer Center and Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, California, United States of America
Richard D. Kolodner
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, San Diego Branch, Department of Medicine and Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Moores-UCSD Cancer Center and Institute of Genomic Medicine, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: sandro@neuro.ufrn.br

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JESdS AF RDK SJdS. Performed the experiments: JESdS AF RV. Analyzed the data: JESdS AF RV DMC JW RDK SJdS. Wrote the paper: JW RDK SJdS.