Relationship between circulating irisin levels and overweight/obesity: A meta-analysis
Jue Jia, Fan Yu, Wei-Ping Wei, Ping Yang, Yue Sheng, Yong-Qin Shi, Affiliated Hospital of Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang 212001, Jiangsu Province, China
Ren Zhang, Department of Library of Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang 212001, Jiangsu Province, China
Author contributions: Jia J conceived and designed the study; Jia J, Yu F, and Zhang R searched the related articles; Yang P, Wei WP, Sheng Y, and Shi YQ analyzed the data; Jia J and Yu F wrote the manuscript; all authors read and approved the final manuscript.
Supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, No. 81500351; the Youth Medical Talent Project of Jiangsu Province, No. QNRC2016842; the Jiangsu University Affiliated Hospital "; 5123"; Talent Plan, No. 51232017305; and the 169 Talent Project of Zhenjiang.
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Corresponding author: Jue Jia, MD, Lecturer, Associate Chief Physician, Affiliated Hospital of Jiangsu University, No. 438, Jiefang North Road, Jingkou District, Zhenjiang 212001, Jiangsu Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: February 25, 2019
Peer-review started: February 26, 2019
First decision: April 18, 2019
Revised: April 27, 2019
Accepted: May 2, 2019
Article in press: May 2, 2019
Published online: June 26, 2019