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Discrete derivative: a data slicing algorithm for exploration of sharing biological networks between rheumatoid arthritis and coronary heart disease

  • Guang Zheng1, 2,
  • Miao Jiang1,
  • Xiaojuan He1,
  • Jing Zhao1,
  • Hongtao Guo1, 3,
  • Gao Chen1,
  • Qinglin Zha1 and
  • Aiping Lu1Email author
Contributed equally
BioData Mining20114:18

Received: 25 December 2010

Accepted: 23 June 2011

Published: 23 June 2011

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25 Dec 2010 Submitted Original manuscript
4 Mar 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Frank Eisenhaber
21 Jun 2011 Author responded Author comments - Guang Zheng
Resubmission - Version 2
21 Jun 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 2
23 Jun 2011 Editorially accepted
23 Jun 2011 Article published 10.1186/1756-0381-4-18

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Authors’ Affiliations

Institute of Basic Research in Clinical Medicine, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Dongzhimen, China
Information Science and Engineering School, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China
Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai, China