Levels and activities of von Willebrand factor and metalloproteinase with thrombospondin type-1 motif, number 13 in inflammatory bowel diseases
Dorota Cibor, Danuta Owczarek, Tomasz Mach, Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Jagiellonian University Medical College, 31-531 Krakow, Poland
Saulius Butenas, Department of Biochemistry, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, United States
Kinga Salapa, Department of Bioinformatics and Telemedicine, Jagiellonian University Medical College, 31-530 Krakow, Poland
Anetta Undas, Institute of Cardiology, Jagiellonian University Medical College, 31-202 Krakow, Poland
Author contributions: Butenas S and Undas A created study concept and designed the research; Cibor D, Owczarek D and Mach T collected the data; Cibor D, Owczarek D, Salapa K, Mach T and Undas A analyzed and interpretated the data; Cibor D, Owczarek D, Salapa K and Undas A drafted the manuscript; Cibor D, Owczarek D, Butenas S, Salapa K, Mach T and Undas A critically revised the manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Jagiellonian University Bioethics Committee.
Informed consent statement: All study participants provided informed written consent prior to study enrolment.
Data sharing statement: All study participants gave informed consent for data sharing.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare no conflict of interest.
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Correspondence to: Danuta Owczarek, MD, PhD, Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Jagiellonian University Medical College, ul. Sniadeckich 5, 31-531 Krakow, Poland. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: January 29, 2017
Peer-review started: February 10, 2017
First decision: March 3, 2017
Revised: April 7, 2017
Accepted: May 19, 2017
Article in press: May 19, 2017
Published online: July 14, 2017