About the Authors

Weiqin Lu

Contributed equally to this work with: Weiqin Lu, Yumin Hu

Affiliation Department of Molecular Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Yumin Hu

Contributed equally to this work with: Weiqin Lu, Yumin Hu

Affiliations Department of Molecular Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America, State Key Laboratory of Oncology in Southern China, Sun Yat-Sen University Cancer Center, Guangzhou, China

Gang Chen

Affiliation Department of Molecular Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Zhao Chen

Affiliation Department of Molecular Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Hui Zhang

Affiliation Department of Molecular Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Feng Wang

Affiliations Department of Molecular Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America, State Key Laboratory of Oncology in Southern China, Sun Yat-Sen University Cancer Center, Guangzhou, China

Li Feng

Affiliation Department of Molecular Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Helene Pelicano

Affiliation Department of Molecular Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Hua Wang

Affiliation Department of GI Medical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Michael J. Keating

Affiliation Department of Leukemia, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Jinsong Liu

Affiliation Department of Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Wallace McKeehan

Affiliation Proteomics and Nanotechnology Laboratory, Center for Cancer and Stem Cell Biology, Institute of Biosciences and Technology, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America,

Huamin Wang

Affiliation Department of Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Yongde Luo

Affiliation Proteomics and Nanotechnology Laboratory, Center for Cancer and Stem Cell Biology, Institute of Biosciences and Technology, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America,

Peng Huang

phuang@mdanderson.org

Affiliation Department of Molecular Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: WL PH . Performed the experiments: WL YH GC ZC HZ FW LF HP HW HW YL. Analyzed the data: WL YH GC HW HW YL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WL JL MK WM YL. Wrote the paper: HP WL YH.