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Association studies of the copy-number variable ß-defensin cluster on 8p23.1 in adenocarcinoma and chronic pancreatitis

Stefan Taudien1*, Gabor Gäbel2, Oliver Kuss3, Marco Groth1, Robert Grützmann3, Klaus Huse1, Alexander Kluttig3, Andreas Wolf4, Michael Nothnagel48, Philip Rosenstiel5, Karin Halina Greiser36, Karl Werdan7, Michael Krawczak4, Christian Pilarsky2 and Matthias Platzer1

Author Affiliations

1 Genome Analysis, Leibniz Institute for Age Research - Fritz Lipmann Institute, Beutenbergstr 11, D-07745, Jena, Germany

2 Department of Visceral, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, University Hospital, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany

3 Institute for Medical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Informatics, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle (Saale), Germany

4 Institute for Medical Informatics and Statistics, Christian Albrechts University Kiel, Kiel, Germany

5 Institute for Clinical Molecular Biology, Christian Albrechts University Kiel, Kiel, Germany

6 German Cancer Research Centre, Division of Cancer Epidemiology, Heidelberg, Germany

7 Department of Medicine III, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle (Saale), Germany

8 Cologne Center for Genomics, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

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BMC Research Notes 2012, 5:629  doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-629

Published: 13 November 2012

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Integer DEF cluster b copy numbers per diploid genome determined by MLPA, PDAC cohort.

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Integer DEF cluster b copy numbers per diploid genome determined by MLPA, CP cohort.

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Integer DEF cluster b copy numbers per diploid genome determined by MLPA, CARLA1 cohort.

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Integer DEF cluster b copy numbers per diploid genome determined by MLPA, CARLA2 cohort.

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Summary of DEF cluster b CN distribution.

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Statistics for comparisons of DEF cluster b CN distribution.

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