Table 3

Top 10 genes co-expressed with cancer-related genes
Gene Previous association evidence Reference
Nfkbil2 Confers resistance to DNA damaging agents and is a component of the replication stress control pathway [78]
Chtf18 Involved in checkpoint response and chromosome cohesion [79]
Cdc25c Over expression associated with poor prognosis of cancer [40]
Cdc7 Effective in inhibition of cancer growth [80]
E130303b06rik No previous associations
Cep152 Involved in centriole duplication [25]
Bc055324 No previous associations
Cenpp Required for proper kinetochore function and mitotic progression [81]
Anln Increased in expression in lung carcinogenesis and suggested as target [82]
Hirip3 No previous associations

For a full list refer to Additional file 5.

van Dam et al.

van Dam et al. BMC Genomics 2012 13:535   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-535

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