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  • Zhou W, Zhao H, Chong Z, Mark RJ, Eterovic AK, Meric-Bernstam F, Chen K. ClinSeK: a targeted variant characterization framework for clinical sequencing. Genome Med. 2015 Mar 31;7(1):34. doi: 10.1186/s13073-015-0155-1. PubMed PMID: 25918555; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4410453.

  • Wang XX, Sun BF, Jiao J, Chong ZC, Chen YS, Wang XL, Zhao Y, Zhou YM, Li D. Genome-wide 5-hydroxymethylcytosine modification pattern is a novel epigenetic feature of globozoospermia. Oncotarget. 2015 Mar 30;6(9):6535-43. PubMed PMID: 25762640; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4466632.

  • Chen K, Meric-Bernstam F, Zhao H, Zhang Q, Ezzeddine N, Tang LY, Qi Y, Mao Y, Chen T, Chong Z, Zhou W, Zheng X, Johnson A, Aldape KD, Routbort MJ, Luthra R, Kopetz S, Davies MA, de Groot J, Moulder S, Vinod R, Farhangfar CJ, Shaw KM, Mendelsohn J, Mills GB, Eterovic AK. Clinical actionability enhanced through deep targeted sequencing of solid tumors. Clin Chem. 2015 Mar;61(3):544-53. doi: 10.1373/clinchem.2014.231100. PubMed PMID: 25626406; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4511273.


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