About the Authors

Xinchun Zhou, Jeffrey Henegar
Department of Pathology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, United States of America

Jinghe Mao
Department of Biology, Tougaloo College, Tougaloo, Mississippi, United States of America

Junmei Ai
Department of Computer Sciences, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Youping Deng
Department of Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Mary R. Roth, Ruth Welti
Kansas Lipidomics Research Center, Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America

Charles Pound
Department of Surgery, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, United States of America

Steven A. Bigler
Department of Pathology, Mississippi Baptist Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, United States of America

Corresponding Author

xzhou@umc.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: XZ. Performed the experiments: XZ JM MRR. Analyzed the data: XZ JA YD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: XZ JM SAB. Wrote the paper: XZ RW CP JH SAB.