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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 397826, 6 pages
Study of the Association between ITPKC Genetic Polymorphisms and Calcium Nephrolithiasis
1Department of Nephrology, Chi-Mei Medical Center, Tainan 710, Taiwan
2Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, Chung Hwa University of Medical Technology, Tainan 717, Taiwan
3Department of Urology, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
4Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Taipei Medical University, Taipei 110, Taiwan
5Cancer Center, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
6Department of Clinical Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
7Master Program for Clinical Pharmacogenomics and Pharmacoproteomics, School of Pharmacy, Taipei Medical University, Taipei 110, Taiwan
8Department of Pharmacy, Taipei Medical University, Wanfang Hospital, Taipei 116, Taiwan
Received 26 November 2013; Accepted 15 January 2014; Published 3 March 2014
Academic Editor: Shuen-Iu Hung
Copyright © 2014 Wei-Chih Kan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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