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Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 298421, 10 pages
Review Article

Current Views on Genetics and Epigenetics of Cholesterol Gallstone Disease

1Division of Internal Medicine Hospital of Bisceglie, 76011 Bisceglie, Italy
2Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Edward Doisy Research Center, St. Louis, MO 63104, USA
3Clinica Medica “A. Murri”, Department of Biomedical Sciences & Human Oncology, University “Aldo Moro“ of Bari Medical School, 70124 Bari, Italy
4European Society for Clinical Investigation (ESCI), 3584 CJ Utrecht, The Netherlands

Received 28 January 2013; Revised 6 March 2013; Accepted 20 March 2013

Academic Editor: Gloria L. Vega

Copyright © 2013 Agostino Di Ciaula 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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