Role of angiotensin converting enzyme and angiotensinogen gene polymorphisms in angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor-mediated antiproteinuric action in type 2 diabetic nephropathy patients
Neerja Aggarwal, Parul Varshney, Om Prakash Kalra, Sri Venkata Madhu, Anil Yadav, Alpana Raizada, Department of Medicine, University College of Medical Sciences (University of Delhi) and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi 110095, India
Pawan Kumar Kare, Basu Dev Banerjee, Ashok Kumar Tripathi, Biochemistry and Immunology Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry, University College of Medical Sciences (University of Delhi) and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi 110095, India
Om Prakash Kalra, Pt. B. D. Sharma University of Health Sciences, Rohtak 124001, India
Author contributions: Kalra OP, Madhu SV, Banerjee BD and Tripathi AK were involved in planning and designing the research work; Kalra OP, Madhu SV, Yadav A and Raizada A contributed to the enrollment and medication of patients; Aggarwal N, Kare PK and Varshney P were involved in the biochemical investigations and data collection; Aggarwal N carried out data interpretation and drafted the manuscript; Tripathi AK, the corresponding author, was involved in overall supervision and revision of the manuscript.
Supported by Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, New Delhi (DBT Project), No. BT/PR 4640/MED/30/716/2012.
Institutional review board statement: All procedures performed in the study involving human participants were reviewed and approved by UCMS and GTB hospital ethic committee.
Informed consent statement: Informed consent was obtained prior to enrollment from all individual participants included in the study.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors of this manuscript have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Data sharing statement: There is no additional data available.
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Correspondence to: Ashok Kumar Tripathi, PhD, Professor, Biochemistry and Immunology Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry, University College of Medical Sciences (University of Delhi) and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Dilshad Garden, Delhi 110095, India. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: July 11, 2016
Peer-review started: July 14, 2016
First decision: September 12, 2016
Revised: October 6, 2016
Accepted: November 21, 2016
Article in press: November 23, 2016
Published online: March 15, 2017