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MicroRNA expression signature in human abdominal aortic aneurysms

  • Matthew C Pahl1, 2,
  • Kimberly Derr1,
  • Gabor Gäbel3,
  • Irene Hinterseher3, 5,
  • James R Elmore4,
  • Charles M Schworer1,
  • Thomas C Peeler2,
  • David P Franklin4,
  • John L Gray4,
  • David J Carey1,
  • Gerard Tromp1 and
  • Helena Kuivaniemi1Email author
BMC Medical Genomics20125:25

Received: 23 February 2012

Accepted: 31 May 2012

Published: 15 June 2012

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Original Submission
23 Feb 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
17 Apr 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Koichi Yoshimura
18 Apr 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jan Lindeman
25 May 2012 Author responded Author comments - Helena Kuivaniemi
Resubmission - Version 2
25 May 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
31 May 2012 Editorially accepted
15 Jun 2012 Article published 10.1186/1755-8794-5-25

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Authors’ Affiliations

The Sigfried and Janet Weis Center for Research, Geisinger Clinic
Department of Biology, Susquehanna University
Department of Visceral, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Technical University of Dresden
Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Geisinger Clinic
Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Charité Universitätsmedizin, Charité Campus Mitte