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Valproic acid decreases urothelial cancer cell proliferation and induces thrombospondin-1 expression

  • Timothy K Byler1,
  • Dean Leocadio1,
  • Oleg Shapiro1,
  • Gennady Bratslavsky1,
  • Christopher J Stodgell2,
  • Ronald W Wood2,
  • Edward M Messing3 and
  • Jay E Reeder1, 2Email author
BMC Urology201212:21

Received: 10 April 2012

Accepted: 27 July 2012

Published: 16 August 2012

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Original Submission
10 Apr 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
27 Jun 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gan Wang
11 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kenneth Iczkowski
19 Jul 2012 Author responded Author comments - Jay Reeder
Resubmission - Version 2
19 Jul 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
27 Jul 2012 Editorially accepted
16 Aug 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2490-12-21

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Urology, State University of New York Upstate Medical University
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Rochester
Department of Urology, University of Rochester