Published literatures on the prognostic value of hypoxia-inducible factor-1α (HIF-1α) overexpression in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) are conflicting and heterogeneous. We performed a meta-analysis to more precisely evaluate the clinicopathological and prognostic value of HIF-1α in patients with ESCC. Searches were applied to MEDLINE, Pubmed,… (More)
Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation status is the best predictor of patient response to treatments with tyrosine kinase inhibitors in primary lung adenocarcinoma and is typically analyzed by DNA-based techniques, such as direct DNA sequencing and allele-specific PCR. Recently, however, two mutation-specific antibodies against delE746-A750 in… (More)
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Horizontal Manufacturing Collaborative Alliance (HMCA) is to minimize the comprehensive cost and balance the production loads among the selected manufacturing enterprises. An algorithm named Multi-population Binary Ant Colony Algorithm with Hybrid Behaviors (MPBAHB) is designed. On the basis of Binary Ant Colony Algorithm (BACA), two strategies of zoning… (More)