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From: Reduced levels of hydroxylated, polyunsaturated ultra long-chain fatty acids in the serum of colorectal cancer patients: implications for early screening and detection

Figure 2

Scatter plots of average sample peak intensity fold change between colorectal cancer (CRC) and normal patient sera in three independent studies. Sample-specific peaks for all subjects were log2 normalized to the mean of the control population, and plotted according to mass (Da). Points are coloured according to significance based on an unpaired Students't-test (see legend). (A) Genomics Collaborative Inc discovery population, (B) Seracare 1 discovery population, (C) Osaka discovery population. The region boxed in grey represents the cluster of masses between 440 and 600 Da consistently reduced in the CRC patient population compared to controls in all three cohorts.

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