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Dark matter RNA illuminates the puzzle of genome-wide association studies

BMC Medicine201412:97

  • Received: 7 March 2014
  • Accepted: 22 May 2014
  • Published:

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Open Peer Review reports

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Original Submission
7 Mar 2014 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
10 Mar 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Leslie Biesecker
2 May 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Eduardo Reis
20 May 2014 Author responded Author comments - Sabina Alam
Resubmission - Version 3
20 May 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 3
22 May 2014 Editorially accepted
12 Jun 2014 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-12-97

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Authors’ Affiliations

St. Laurent Institute, Woburn, USA
AcademGene Ltd., Novosibirsk, Russia