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Renal effects of metallothionein induction by zinc in vitro and in vivo

BMC NephrologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201718:91

Received: 13 January 2017

Accepted: 7 March 2017

Published: 16 March 2017

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13 Jan 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
13 Feb 2017 Author responded Author comments - Moritz Schanz
Resubmission - Version 2
13 Feb 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
7 Mar 2017 Editorially accepted
16 Mar 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12882-017-0503-z

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Nephrology, Robert-Bosch Hospital Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
Department of Mathematics, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
Dr. Margarete Fischer-Bosch Institute of Clinical Pharmacology, Stuttgart, Germany