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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 136106, 5 pages
Plasma HULC as a Promising Novel Biomarker for the Detection of Hepatocellular Carcinoma
1Department of Laboratory Medicine, Zhengzhou People's Hospital, 33 Huanghe Road, Zhengzhou 450003, China
2Henan Red Cross Blood Center, Institute of Transfusion Medicine, 9 Tongle Road, Zhengzhou 450012, China
3Department of Laboratory Medicine, Jinshan Hospital, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai 200540, China
Received 30 January 2013; Revised 16 April 2013; Accepted 2 May 2013
Academic Editor: Vladimir Bajic
Copyright © 2013 Hui Xie et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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