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Plasma levels of the pro-inflammatory protein S100A12 (EN-RAGE) are associated with muscle and fat mass in hemodialysis patients: a cross-sectional study

  • Hirotaka Fukasawa1Email author,
  • Sayaka Ishigaki1,
  • Naoko Kinoshita-Katahashi1,
  • Hideo Yasuda2,
  • Hiromichi Kumagai3 and
  • Ryuichi Furuya1
Nutrition Journal201413:48

Received: 17 January 2014

Accepted: 14 May 2014

Published: 27 May 2014

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Original Submission
17 Jan 2014 Submitted Original manuscript
15 Feb 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Bengt Lindholm
25 Apr 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kazufumi Nakamura
2 May 2014 Author responded Author comments - Hirotaka Fukasawa
Resubmission - Version 2
2 May 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 2
14 May 2014 Editorially accepted
27 May 2014 Article published 10.1186/1475-2891-13-48

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Authors’ Affiliations

Renal Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Iwata City Hospital
First Department of Internal Medicine, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine
The Department of Clinical Nutrition, School of Food and Nutritional Sciences, University of Shizuoka