Genetic defects in ciliary genes in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
Katarína Skalická, Gabriela Hrčková, Anita Vaská, Ágnes Baranyaiová, László Kovács, Laboratory of Clinical and Molecular Genetics, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University and University Children’s Hospital, Bratislava 83340, Slovakia
Author contributions: Skalická K and Kovács L substantially contributed to the design of the study; Skalická K, Hrčková G, Vaská A and Baranyaiová A performed the research and analyzed of data; all authors drafted the article and approved the final version of the article to be published.
Supported by Slovak Research and Development Agency under Contract, No. APVV-14-0234.
Institutional review board statement: Our study was approved by the Children’s University Hospital Ethics Committee and informed consent was provided by all patients at the inception of the study.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors have declared that no conflict of interest exists.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
ARRIVE guidelines statement: In our study, ARRIVE Guidelines have been adopted.
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Correspondence to: Katarína Skalická, MSc, PhD, Research Scientist, Laboratory Diagnostician in Clinical Genetics and Researcher, Laboratory of Clinical and Molecular Genetics, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University and University Children’s Hospital, Limbova 1, Bratislava 83340, Slovakia. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: December 12, 2017
Peer-review started: December 13, 2017
First decision: December 27, 2017
Revised: December 31, 2017
Accepted: February 4, 2018
Article in press: February 4, 2018
Published online: March 6, 2018