About the Authors

Anders Ståhlberg

Affiliation Sahlgrenska Cancer Center, Department of Pathology, Institute of Biomedicine, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

Christina Kåbjörn Gustafsson

Affiliation Sahlgrenska Cancer Center, Department of Pathology, Institute of Biomedicine, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

Katarina Engtröm

Affiliation Department of Oncology, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

Christer Thomsen

Affiliation Sahlgrenska Cancer Center, Department of Pathology, Institute of Biomedicine, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

Soheila Dolatabadi

Affiliation Sahlgrenska Cancer Center, Department of Pathology, Institute of Biomedicine, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

Emma Jonasson

Affiliation Sahlgrenska Cancer Center, Department of Pathology, Institute of Biomedicine, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

Chieh-Yuan Li

Affiliation Genetic, Medical and Applied Sciences division, Life Science Group, Thermo Fisher Scientific, South San Francisco, CA, United States of America

David Ruff

Affiliation Genetic, Medical and Applied Sciences division, Life Science Group, Thermo Fisher Scientific, South San Francisco, CA, United States of America

Shiaw-Min Chen

Affiliation Genetic, Medical and Applied Sciences division, Life Science Group, Thermo Fisher Scientific, South San Francisco, CA, United States of America

Pierre Åman

pierre.aman@llcr.med.gu.se

Affiliation Sahlgrenska Cancer Center, Department of Pathology, Institute of Biomedicine, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

Competing Interests

AS declares stock ownership in TATAA Biocenter. CYL has been employed by Life Technologies and has patent applications pending at Thermo Fisher Scientific. DR has been employed by Life Technologies and is currently employed by Fluidigm, patent applications pending at both Thermo Fisher Scientific and Fluidigm, stock ownership in Fluidigm. SMC is employed by Thermo Fisher Scientific and has patent applications pending at Thermo Fisher Scientific. The authors confirm that these competing interests do not alter their adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PÅ AS. Performed the experiments: AS CKG KE CT SD EJ CYL DR SMC PÅ. Analyzed the data: AS CKG KE CT SD EJ CYL DR SMC PÅ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AS DR SMC PÅ. Wrote the paper: AS PÅ.