Relationship between clinical features and intestinal microbiota in Chinese patients with ulcerative colitis
Xu-Xia He, Ying-He Li, Peng-Guang Yan, Xiang-Chen Meng, Chu-Yan Chen, Ke-Min Li, Jing-Nan Li, Department of Gastroenterology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical Science, Beijing 100730, China
Author contributions: He XX and Li YH contributed equally to this work; He XX, Li YH, and Li JN contributed to study concept and design, data collection, analysis, and interpretation, and review of the manuscript; Yan PG, Meng XC, Chen CY, and Li KM were responsible for the data collection, analysis, and interpretation of the manuscript; all authors contributed to the article and approved the submitted version.
Supported by the 13th Five-Year Plan for National Key R&D Program of China, No. 2018YFC1705402; and National Natural Science Foundation of China, No. 81770559 and No. 81370500.
Institutional review board statement: This study was approved by the Ethical Committee of Peking Union Medical College Hospital (No. JS-1488).
Informed consent statement: All study participants provided informed written consent prior to study enrollment.
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Corresponding author: Jing-Nan Li, MD, Doctor, Department of Gastroenterology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical Science, Dongdan Santiao, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100730, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: January 26, 2021
Peer-review started: January 26, 2021
First decision: February 27, 2021
Revised: March 7, 2021
Accepted: July 5, 2021
Article in press: July 5, 2021
Published online: July 28, 2021