Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81572266)
Received: 12 June 2017
Accepted: 18 May 2018
First Online: 29 May 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Animal experiments were approved by the Ethics committee of the 307 hospital of People’s Liberation Army. Tissue microarray (HLug-Ade150CS-01) containing formalin-fixed, Paraffin-embedded human lung adenocarcinoma samples and adjacent normal tissues from 75 patients were purchased from Outdo Biotech Company (Shanghai, China). Dataset from TCGA database and from GSE31210 were also used in this study.Two human lung adenocarcinoma cell lines, namely A549 cells (catalog number: TCHu150) and H1299 cells (catalog number: TCHu160), were purchased from Cell Bank of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Shanghai, China). Nude mice were purchased from Shanghai SLAC Laboratory Animal Co.,Ltd.
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