About the Authors
Institute for Clinical Molecular Biology, University Hospital Schleswig Holstein, Christian-Albrechts University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany
CONARIS Research Institute, Kiel, Germany
Department of Computational Biology and Applied Algorithmics, Max-Planck-Institute for Informatics, Saarbrücken, Germany
Institute of Pathology, University Hospital Schleswig Holstein, Kiel, Germany
Department of General Internal Medicine, University Hospital Schleswig Holstein, Kiel, Germany
Institute of Anatomy, University Hospital Schleswig Holstein, Kiel, Germany
Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
CMC, JH, and SS designed the study. SN and SS enrolled patients. HE and HL developed microarray methodologies. CMC, NM, PR, GHW, and RL carried out experiments/acquired data. PR, SN, YG, and GK acquired patient data. CMC, NM, RH, AH, TL, MA, and TL analyzed the data. CMC is the principle author of this manuscript, while NM, RH, PR, and SS contributed to writing the paper.