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Morphological distribution of μ chains and cd15 receptors in colorectal polyp and adenocarcinoma specimens

  • Caterina Defendenti1, 6Email author,
  • Fabiola Atzeni2,
  • Anna Maria Croce3,
  • Elena Mussani3,
  • Simone Saibeni4,
  • Simona Bollani4,
  • Silvia Grosso1,
  • Piero Luigi Almasio5,
  • Savino Bruno4 and
  • Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini2
BMC Clinical Pathology201313:8

Received: 15 December 2012

Accepted: 11 February 2013

Published: 1 March 2013

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Original Submission
15 Dec 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
7 Jan 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Michael Linnebacher
24 Jan 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Eiji Mekata
10 Feb 2013 Author responded Author comments - Fabiola Atzeni
Resubmission - Version 2
10 Feb 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
11 Feb 2013 Editorially accepted
1 Mar 2013 Article published 10.1186/1472-6890-13-8

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Authors’ Affiliations

Laboratory Unit and Divisions of Fatebenefratelli Hospital
Rheumatology Unit, L. Sacco University Hospital
Pathology, Fatebenefratelli Hospital
Gastroenterology, Fatebenefratelli Hospital
GI & Liver Unit, DIBIMIS, Policlinico, University of Palermo
Unità di Sierologia e Autoimmunità, Ospedale Fatebenefratelli