Breast Cancer Research and Treatment

, Volume 134, Issue 2, pp 899–901 | Cite as

A bias in genotyping the miR-27a rs895819 and rs11671784 variants

Letter to the Editor


TaqMan Probe German Population Familial Breast Cancer Tumor Suppressive Effect Nucleotide Distance 
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We thank Ludwig Heesen, Michelle Dick, Ying Wang and Anja Schwaeger for participating in genotyping. We are grateful to Bowang Chen for statistical analyses as well as to Sandrine Tchatchou for support. The German breast cancer samples were collected within a project funded by the Deutsche Krebshilfe (Grant Number: 107054). This study was supported by the Helmholtz society, the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), EU, LSHC-CT-2004-503465 and the Dietmar-Hopp Foundation.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Helmholtz-University Group Molecular EpidemiologyGerman Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)HeidelbergGermany
  2. 2.Division Molecular Biology of Breast Cancer, Department of Gynecology and ObstetricsUniversity of HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany

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