PNPLA3 I148M variant affects non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in liver transplant recipients
Zheng-Tao Liu, Tian-Chi Chen, Xiao-Xiao Lu, Hai-Yang Xie, Lin Zhou, Shu-Sen Zheng, Key Laboratory of Combined Multi-Organ Transplantation, Ministry of Public Health and Key Laboratory of Organ Transplantation of Zhejiang Province, Hangzhou 310003, Zhejiang Province, China
Zheng-Tao Liu, Tian-Chi Chen, Xiao-Xiao Lu, Hai-Yang Xie, Lin Zhou, Shu-Sen Zheng, Collaborative Innovation Center for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, Hangzhou 310003, Zhejiang Province, China
Jun Cheng, Shu-Sen Zheng, Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, First Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310003, Zhejiang Province, China
Author contributions: Zhou L and Zheng SS designed research; Liu ZT, Chen TC and Lu XX performed research; Xie HY, Zhou L and Zheng SS contributed reagents and analytic tools; Chen TC, Lu XX and Cheng J analyzed data; Liu ZT wrote the paper; and Xie HY, Zhou L and Zheng SS reviewed the paper.
Supported by National S and T Major Project, No. 2012ZX10002017; Foundation for Innovative Research Groups of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, Grant No. 81421062; and China Postdoctoral Science Foundation Project, No. 2015M570518.
Conflict-of-interest statement: Nothing to report.
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Correspondence to: Shu-Sen Zheng, Professor, Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, First Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, 79 QingChun Road, Hangzhou 310003, Zhejiang Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: April 5, 2015
Peer-review started: April 7, 2015
First decision: May 18, 2015
Revised: June 3, 2015
Accepted: July 8, 2015
Article in press: July 8, 2015
Published online: September 14, 2015