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World J Gastroenterol. Apr 15, 2001; 7(2): 198-202
Published online Apr 15, 2001. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v7.i2.198
Cholesterol crystal binding of biliary immuno-globulin A: visualization by fluorescence light microscopy
Frank Lammert, Stefan Südfeld, Norbert Busch, Siegfried Matern
Frank Lammert, Stefan Südfeld, Norbert Busch, Siegfried Matern, Department of Medicine III, University of Technology (RWTH) Aachen, Germany
Frank Lammert, graduated from RWTH Aachen as M.D. in 1993, 1995-1997 Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School (Boston), since 1998 Staff Physician at RWTH Aachen, since 1999 Junior Research Group on Genetics of Complex Hepatobiliary Diseases.
Author contributions: All authors contributed equally to the work.
Supported by research grants from Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (La 997) and Ministerium fü r Schule und Weiterbildung, Wissenschaft und Forschung des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen.
Correspondence to: Dr. S. Matern, Department of Medicine III, RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstraβe 30, 52057 Aachen, Germany. smatern@post.klinikum.rwth-aachen.de.
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Received: February 6, 2001
Revised: February 26, 2001
Accepted: March 1, 2001
Published online: April 15, 2001
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