Original Article
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World J Gastroenterol. Dec 14, 2009; 15(46): 5789-5798
Published online Dec 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.5789
Role of the receptor for advanced glycation end products in hepatic fibrosis
Christina Lohwasser, Daniel Neureiter, Yury Popov, Michael Bauer, Detlef Schuppan
Christina Lohwasser, Yury Popov, Michael Bauer, Detlef Schuppan, Department of Medicine I, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen-Nürnberg, D-91054, Germany
Daniel Neureiter, Institute of Pathology, Paracelsus Private Medicine University, Salzburg, A-5020, Austria
Yury Popov, Detlef Schuppan, Division of Gastroenterology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, United States
Author contributions: Lohwasser C, Bauer M, Popov Y and Neureiter D performed the experiments; Schuppan D designed the study; Lohwasser C, Neureiter D and Schuppan D wrote the manuscript.
Supported by Grants from the Interdisciplinary Center for Clinical Research (IZKF, Project B39) and the Johannes and Frieda Marohn Foundation of the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
Correspondence to: Detlef Schuppan, MD, PhD, Division of Gastroenterology, Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue, Dana 506, Boston, MA 02215, United States. dschuppa@bidmc.harvard.edu
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Received: July 25, 2009
Revised: October 1, 2009
Accepted: October 8, 2009
Published online: December 14, 2009
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