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World J Gastroenterol. Oct 21, 2007; 13(39): 5217-5225
Published online Oct 21, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i39.5217
Exogenous sphingomyelinase causes impaired intestinal epithelial barrier function
Jürgen Bock, Gerhard Liebisch, Joachim Schweimer, Gerd Schmitz, Gerhard Rogler
Jürgen Bock, Joachim Schweimer, Gerhard Rogler, Department of Internal MedicineI, University of Regensburg, Germany
Gerhard Liebisch, Gerd Schmitz, Institute for Clinical Chemistry, University of Regensburg, Germany
Author contributions: All authors contributed equally to the work.
Supported by grants from the University of Regensburg, as part of the ReForM-program, and from the German Research Foundation DFG (BO 2529/2-1) to JB
Correspondence to: Jürgen Bock, MD, Department of Internal MedicineI, University of Regensburg, Regensburg 93042, Germany.
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Received: March 29, 2007
Revised: July 12, 2007
Accepted: August 18, 2007
Published online: October 21, 2007
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