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Inactive matrix Gla protein is elevated in patients with inflammatory bowel disease
Darko Brnic, Piero Marin Zivkovic, Ivana Tadin Hadjina, Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital of Split, Split 21000, Croatia
Dinko Martinovic, Daria Tokic, Department of Emergency Medicine, Institute of Emergency Medicine of Split-Dalmatia County, Split 21000, Croatia
Marino Vilovic, Christian Libers, Josko Bozic, Department of Pathophysiology, University of Split School of Medicine, Split 21000, Croatia
Doris Rusic, Department of Pharmacy, University of Split School of Medicine, Split 21000, Croatia
Sandro Glumac, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, University Hospital of Split, Split 21000, Croatia
Daniela Supe-Domic, Department of Medical Laboratory Diagnostics, University Hospital of Split, Split 21000, Croatia
Ante Tonkic, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Split School of Medicine, Split 21000, Croatia
Author contributions: Brnic D, Martinovic D and Bozic J were involved in the study conceptualization, methodology design, funding acquisition and manuscript drafting and writing; Zivkovic PM, Tokic D, Vilovic M, Tadin H and Libers C were involved in the literature investigation, software statistical analysis and manuscript visualization and editing; Supe-Domic D, Rusic D and Glumac S were involved in patient sampling, laboratory analysis and manuscript editing; Tonkic A was involved in supervision and project administration.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the University Hospital of Split Institutional Review Board (Approval No. 2181-147-01/06/M.S.-17-2).
Conflict-of-interest statement: There are no conflicts of interest to report.
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Corresponding author: Josko Bozic, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Pathophysiology, University of Split School of Medicine, Soltanska 2, Split 21000, Croatia. email@example.com
Received: May 30, 2020
Peer-review started: May 30, 2020
First decision: June 12, 2020
Revised: July 30, 2020
Accepted: August 15, 2020
Article in press: August 15, 2020
Published online: August 28, 2020