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Clinical and Developmental Immunology
Volume 2013, Article ID 874514, 7 pages
Research Article

Combination of Human Leukocyte Antigen and Killer Cell Immunoglobulin-Like Receptor Genetic Background Influences the Onset Age of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Male Patients with Hepatitis B Virus Infection

1Department of Pathogenic Biology and Immunology, Southeast University Medical School, 87 Dingjiaqiao Road, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210009, China
2Key Laboratory of Developmental Genes and Human Disease, Ministry of Education, Southeast University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210009, China
3The Second Affiliated Hospital of Southeast University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210000, China
4Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Southeast University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210009, China

Received 15 July 2013; Revised 17 September 2013; Accepted 17 September 2013

Academic Editor: Saied Mirshahidi

Copyright © 2013 Ning Pan 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.

Supplementary Material

There are three tables in Supplementary Material. Table S1 describes the effects of HLA as KIR ligand on the onset age of HCC by KM analysis. Table S2 describes the effects of Bw4-KIR ligand-receptor combinations on the onset age of HCC by KM analysis. While Table S3 describes the univariate Cox model survival analyses of demographic and clinical characteristics of 171 male HCC patients.

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