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Oxidative stress and extracellular matrices after hepatectomy and liver transplantation in rats
Tomohide Hori, Shinji Uemoto, Division of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic and Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto 606-8507, Japan
Feng Chen, Lindsay B Gardner, Ann-Marie T Baine, Toshiyuki Hata, Department of Neuroscience, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL 32224, United States
Takayuki Kogure, Department of Gastroenterology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8574, Japan
Justin H Nguyen, Division of Transplant Surgery, Department of Transplantation, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL 32224, United States
Author contributions: Hori T and Hata T performed the surgery and collected the data; Hori T wrote this paper; Chen F, Gardner LB and Baine AMT performed the assays; Kogure T helped to perform the protein assays; Nguyen JH and Uemoto S designed this study and supervised this research.
Supported by Grants to Nguyen JH from the Deason Foundation, Sandra and Eugene Davenport, Mayo Clinic CD CRT-II partially; the Uehara Memorial Foundation to Hori T, Tokyo 171-0033, Japan, No. 200940051
Correspondence to: Tomohide Hori, MD, PhD, Division of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic and Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 54 Shogoinkawara-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8507, Japan. email@example.com
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Received: July 30, 2013
Revised: December 8, 2013
Accepted: January 13, 2014
Published online: February 27, 2014