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Tumor-specific usage of alternative transcription start sites in colorectal cancer identified by genome-wide exon array analysis

Kasper Thorsen1, Troels Schepeler1, Bodil Øster1, Mads H Rasmussen1, Søren Vang1, Kai Wang23, Kristian Q Hansen1, Philippe Lamy14, Jakob Skou Pedersen1, Asger Eller1, Francisco Mansilla1, Kirsti Laurila5, Carsten Wiuf4, Søren Laurberg6, Lars Dyrskjøt1, Torben F Ørntoft1 and Claus L Andersen1*

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1 Department of Molecular Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark

2 Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02115, USA

3 Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02115, USA

4 Bioinformatics Research Centre (BiRC), Aarhus University, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark

5 Department of Signal Processing, Tampere University of Technology, P.O. Box 527, FI-33101 Tampere, Finland

6 Department of Surgery P, Aarhus University Hospital, THG, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark

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BMC Genomics 2011, 12:505  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-505

Published: 14 October 2011

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Expression of TCF12, OSBPL1A and TRAK1 in paired normal and tumor samples

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qRT-PCR of laser capture microdissected samples

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OSBPL1A and TCF12 isoform expression in multiple cancer types

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Table with summary of the histopathological characteristics

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Sequence of primers used for qRT-PCR

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