br Authors would like to thank
Authors would like to thank Dr. Rémi Safi for her technical support and Dr. Najla Fakhruddin for providing the paraﬃn blocks of breast carcinoma tissues. This work was supported by grants from Lebanese National Council for Scientific Research, and from the Medical Practice Plan and University Research Board grants at the American University of Beirut (MES).
Conceived and designed the experiments: MES. Performed the ex-
periments: LEH NJ JK. Analyzed the data: LEH NJ AS MES. Contributed
reagents/materials/analysis tools: KZ JK. The manuscript was written
by: LEH, critically reviewed by: AS JS and approved by MES.
Conflicts of interest
The authors declare no competing financial interests.
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