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Serum galectin-9 levels are elevated in the patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease

  • Yuko Kurose1,
  • Jun Wada1Email author,
  • Motoko Kanzaki1,
  • Sanae Teshigawara1,
  • Atsuko Nakatsuka1,
  • Kazutoshi Murakami1,
  • Kentaro Inoue1,
  • Takahiro Terami1,
  • Akihiro Katayama1,
  • Mayu Watanabe1,
  • Chigusa Higuchi1,
  • Jun Eguchi1,
  • Nobuyuki Miyatake2 and
  • Hirofumi Makino1
BMC Nephrology201314:23

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2369-14-23

Received: 23 December 2011

Accepted: 18 January 2013

Published: 22 January 2013

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Original Submission
23 Dec 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
25 Apr 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ralf Jacob
19 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Yves St-Pierre
13 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Peter Holmans
28 Nov 2012 Author responded Author comments - Jun Wada
Resubmission - Version 3
28 Nov 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
19 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Yves St-Pierre
15 Jan 2013 Author responded Author comments - Jun Wada
Resubmission - Version 4
15 Jan 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 4
18 Jan 2013 Editorially accepted
22 Jan 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2369-14-23

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Department of Hygiene, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University