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A complex microdeletion 17q12 phenotype in a patient with recurrent de novo membranous nephropathy

  • Bernward Hinkes1, 5Email author,
  • Karl F Hilgers2,
  • Hanno J Bolz3,
  • Margarete Goppelt-Struebe2,
  • Kerstin Amann4,
  • Sandra Nagl3,
  • Carsten Bergmann3,
  • Wolfgang Rascher1,
  • Kai-Uwe Eckardt2 and
  • Johannes Jacobi2
BMC Nephrology201213:27

Received: 9 November 2011

Accepted: 14 May 2012

Published: 14 May 2012

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9 Nov 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
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18 Feb 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sau Cheung
20 Mar 2012 Author responded Author comments - Bernward Hinkes
Resubmission - Version 3
20 Mar 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
14 May 2012 Editorially accepted
14 May 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2369-13-27

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Pediatrics, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg
Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg
Center for Human Genetics
Department of Pathology, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg
Department of Pediatrics, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg