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International Journal of Nephrology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 730920, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/730920
Clinical Study

Circulating Adiponectin Is Associated with Renal Function Independent of Age and Serum Lipids in West Africans

1Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
2Department of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan 200284, Nigeria
3Department of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos 101017, Nigeria
4Department of Medicine, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu 400001, Nigeria
5Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana
6Department of Medicine, University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
7Institute of Human Virology, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA

Received 19 January 2012; Revised 20 April 2012; Accepted 19 May 2012

Academic Editor: J. Kevin Tucker

Copyright © 2012 A. P. Doumatey 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.

How to Cite this Article

A. P. Doumatey, J. Zhou, H. Huang, et al., “Circulating Adiponectin Is Associated with Renal Function Independent of Age and Serum Lipids in West Africans,” International Journal of Nephrology, vol. 2012, Article ID 730920, 8 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/730920