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BMC Clinical Pathology

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Cell culture model predicts human disease: Altered expression of junction proteins and matrix metalloproteinases in cervical dysplasia

  • Niina Kivi1,
  • Mikko Rönty2,
  • Jussi Tarkkanen2,
  • Petri Auvinen3 and
  • Eeva Auvinen1, 4Email author
BMC Clinical Pathology201212:9

Received: 30 July 2012

Accepted: 30 July 2012

Published: 3 August 2012

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30 Jul 2012 Editorially accepted
3 Aug 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-6890-12-9

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Authors’ Affiliations

Haartman Institute, Department of Virology, University of Helsinki
Department of Pathology, Helsinki University Hospital Laboratory
DNA Sequencing and Genomics Laboratory, Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki
Department of Virology and Immunology, Helsinki University Hospital Laboratory