About the Authors

Hong Yan, Xin Chen, Qiuping Zhang, Jichao Qin, Hangwen Li, Can Liu, Tammy Calhoun-Davis, Luis Della Coletta, Yongyi Bi, Dean G. Tang
Department of Molecular Carcinogenesis, the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Smithville, Texas, United States of America

Hong Yan
Wuhan University School of Public Health, Wuhan, Hubei, China

Xin Chen, Dean G. Tang
Program in Molecular Carcinogenesis, The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Qiuping Zhang
Department of Immunology, Wuhan University School of Basic Medical Science, Wuhan, Hubei, China

Jim Klostergaard
Department of Molecular and Cellular Oncology, the University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Izabela Fokt, Stanislaw Skora, Waldemar Priebe
Department of Experimental Therapeutics, the University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Dean G. Tang
Centers for Cancer Epigenetics, Stem Cell and Developmental Biology, RNA Interference and Non-coding RNAs, and Molecular Carcinogenesis, the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Corresponding Author

dtang@mdanderson.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HY XC QZ JK IF SS WP YB DGT. Performed the experiments: HY XC QZ JQ HL CL TC-D LDC. Analyzed the data: HY XC QZ JQ HL CL TC-D LDC JK DGT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JK IF SS WP. Wrote the paper: HY XC QZ DGT.