Butein effects in colitis and interleukin-6/signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 expression
Sehe Dong Lee, Jung Wan Choe, Beom Jae Lee, Myoung Hee Kang, Moon Kyung Joo, Ji Hoon Kim, Jong Eun Yeon, Jong-Jae Park, Jae Seon Kim, Young-Tae Bak, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University Medical Center, Seoul 152-703, South Korea
Author contributions: Lee SD and Choe JW contributed equally to this work; Lee BJ designed the study and performed the majority of the experiments; Lee SD, Choe JW, Kang MH, Joo MK, Kim JH, Yeon JE, Park JJ, Kim JS and Bak YT were involved in editing the manuscript; Lee SD and Choe JW wrote the paper.
Supported by Grants from the National Research Foundation of Korea, No. R1102452; Korea University, No. K1220161; and by experimental techniques from the Core Laboratory for Convergent Translational Research of College of Medicine.
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Correspondence to: Beom Jae Lee, MD, PhD, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University Medical Center, 97 Gurodong-gil, Guro-gu, Seoul 152-703, South Korea. email@example.com
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Received: April 14, 2014
Peer-review started: April 15, 2014
First decision: May 13, 2014
Revised: June 8, 2014
Accepted: July 11, 2014
Article in press: July 11, 2014
Published online: January 14, 2015