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International Journal of Endocrinology
Volume 2015, Article ID 658151, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/658151
Research Article

The Associations of Novel Vitamin D3 Metabolic Gene CYP27A1 Polymorphism, Adiponectin/Leptin Ratio, and Metabolic Syndrome in Middle-Aged Taiwanese Males

1Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, 100 Tzyou 1st Road, Kaohsiung 80708, Taiwan
2Faculty of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 80708, Taiwan
3Graduate Institute of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 80708, Taiwan
4Department of Medical Research, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung 80708, Taiwan
5Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, 100 Tzyou 1st Road, Kaohsiung 80708, Taiwan
6Department of Urology, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 80708, Taiwan
7Pingtung Hospital, Department of Health, Executive Yuan, Pingtung 90054, Taiwan
8Department of Pharmacy, China Medical University, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
9Department of Physical Therapy, Tzu Chi University, Hualien 97004, Taiwan
10Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 80708, Taiwan

Received 1 May 2014; Revised 8 December 2014; Accepted 11 December 2014

Academic Editor: Maria L. Dufau

Copyright © 2015 Kai-Hung Cheng 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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