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CD44v/CD44s expression patterns are associated with the survival of pancreatic carcinoma patients

Zhonghu Li, Kai Chen, Peng Jiang, Xi Zhang, Xiaowu Li* and Zhihua Li*

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Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery Institute, Southwest Hospital, Third Military Medical University, 30 Gaotanyan Street, Shapingba District, Chongqing 400038, China

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Diagnostic Pathology 2014, 9:79  doi:10.1186/1746-1596-9-79

Published: 8 April 2014

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Additional file 1: Figure S1:

Schematic of primers specific for CD44v (A) and CD44s (B) (v2-v10 are abbreviations for CD44v2-CD44v10).

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Additional file 2: Table S1:

Sequences of the CD44v2-CD44v10, CD44s and beta-actin PCR primers.

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Additional file 3: Figure S2:

Identification of cut-off points for CD44v6, CD44v9 and CD44s. Population (n = 101) was divided into two groups according to the median and the 25th and 75th percentiles. P-values and HRs were calculated (Cox regression) for OS for each cut-off point.

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