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Author Marouli, E.; Graff, M.; Medina-Gomez, C.; Lo, K.S.; Wood, A.R.; Kjaer, T.R.; Fine, R.S.; Lu, Y.; Schurmann, C.; Highland, H.M.; Rueger, S.; Thorleifsson, G.; Justice, A.E.; Lamparter, D.; Stirrups, K.E.; Turcot, V.; Young, K.L.; Winkler, T.W.; Esko, T.; Karaderi, T.; Locke, A.E.; Masca, N.G.D.; Ng, M.C.Y.; Mudgal, P.; Rivas, M.A.; Vedantam, S.; Mahajan, A.; Guo, X.; Abecasis, G.; Aben, K.K.; Adair, L.S.; Alam, D.S.; Albrecht, E.; Allin, K.H.; Allison, M.; Amouyel, P.; Appel, E.V.; Arveiler, D.; Asselbergs, F.W.; Auer, P.L.; Balkau, B.; Banas, B.; Bang, L.E.; Benn, M.; Bergmann, S.; Bielak, L.F.; Bluher, M.; Boeing, H.; Boerwinkle, E.; Boger, C.A.; Bonnycastle, L.L.; Bork-Jensen, J.; Bots, M.L.; Bottinger, E.P.; Bowden, D.W.; Brandslund, I.; Breen, G.; Brilliant, M.H.; Broer, L.; Burt, A.A.; Butterworth, A.S.; Carey, D.J.; Caulfield, M.J.; Chambers, J.C.; Chasman, D.I.; Chen, Y.-D.I.; Chowdhury, R.; Christensen, C.; Chu, A.Y.; Cocca, M.; Collins, F.S.; Cook, J.P.; Corley, J.; Galbany, J.C.; Cox, A.J.; Cuellar-Partida, G.; Danesh, J.; Davies, G.; de Bakker, P.I.W.; de Borst, G.J.; de Denus, S.; de Groot, M.C.H.; de Mutsert, R.; Deary, I.J.; Dedoussis, G.; Demerath, E.W.; den Hollander, A.I.; Dennis, J.G.; Di Angelantonio, E.; Drenos, F.; Du, M.; Dunning, A.M.; Easton, D.F.; Ebeling, T.; Edwards, T.L.; Ellinor, P.T.; Elliott, P.; Evangelou, E.; Farmaki, A.-E.; Faul, J.D.; Feitosa, M.F.; Feng, S.; Ferrannini, E.; Ferrario, M.M.; Ferrieres, J.; Florez, J.C.; Ford, I.; Fornage, M.; Franks, P.W.; Frikke-Schmidt, R.; Galesloot, T.E.; Gan, W.; Gandin, I.; Gasparini, P.; Giedraitis, V.; Giri, A.; Girotto, G.; Gordon, S.D.; Gordon-Larsen, P.; Gorski, M.; Grarup, N.; Grove, M.L.; Gudnason, V.; Gustafsson, S.; Hansen, T.; Harris, K.M.; Harris, T.B.; Hattersley, A.T.; Hayward, C.; He, L.; Heid, I.M.; Heikkila, K.; Helgeland, O.; Hernesniemi, J.; Hewitt, A.W.; Hocking, L.J.; Hollensted, M.; Holmen, O.L.; Hovingh, G.K.; Howson, J.M.M.; Hoyng, C.B.; Huang, P.L.; Hveem, K.; Ikram, M.A.; Ingelsson, E.; Jackson, A.U.; Jansson, J.-H.; Jarvik, G.P.; Jensen, G.B.; Jhun, M.A.; Jia, Y.; Jiang, X.; Johansson, S.; Jorgensen, M.E.; Jorgensen, T.; Jousilahti, P.; Jukema, J.W.; Kahali, B.; Kahn, R.S.; Kahonen, M.; Kamstrup, P.R.; Kanoni, S.; Kaprio, J.; Karaleftheri, M.; Kardia, S.L.R.; Karpe, F.; Kee, F.; Keeman, R.; Kiemeney, L.A.; Kitajima, H.; Kluivers, K.B.; Kocher, T.; Komulainen, P.; Kontto, J.; Kooner, J.S.; Kooperberg, C.; Kovacs, P.; Kriebel, J.; Kuivaniemi, H.; Kury, S.; Kuusisto, J.; La Bianca, M.; Laakso, M.; Lakka, T.A.; Lange, E.M.; Lange, L.A.; Langefeld, C.D.; Langenberg, C.; Larson, E.B.; Lee, I.-T.; Lehtimaki, T.; Lewis, C.E.; Li, H.; Li, J.; Li-Gao, R.; Lin, H.; Lin, L.-A.; Lin, X.; Lind, L.; Lindstrom, J.; Linneberg, A.; Liu, Y.; Liu, Y.; Lophatananon, A.; Luan, J.'an; Lubitz, S.A.; Lyytikainen, L.-P.; Mackey, D.A.; Madden, P.A.F.; Manning, A.K.; Mannisto, S.; Marenne, G.; Marten, J.; Martin, N.G.; Mazul, A.L.; Meidtner, K.; Metspalu, A.; Mitchell, P.; Mohlke, K.L.; Mook-Kanamori, D.O.; Morgan, A.; Morris, A.D.; Morris, A.P.; Muller-Nurasyid, M.; Munroe, P.B.; Nalls, M.A.; Nauck, M.; Nelson, C.P.; Neville, M.; Nielsen, S.F.; Nikus, K.; Njolstad, P.R.; Nordestgaard, B.G.; Ntalla, I.; O'Connel, J.R.; Oksa, H.; Loohuis, L.M.O.; Ophoff, R.A.; Owen, K.R.; Packard, C.J.; Padmanabhan, S.; Palmer, C.N.A.; Pasterkamp, G.; Patel, A.P.; Pattie, A.; Pedersen, O.; Peissig, P.L.; Peloso, G.M.; Pennell, C.E.; Perola, M.; Perry, J.A.; Perry, J.R.B.; Person, T.N.; Pirie, A.; Polasek, O.; Posthuma, D.; Raitakari, O.T.; Rasheed, A.; Rauramaa, R.; Reilly, D.F.; Reiner, A.P.; Renstrom, F.; Ridker, P.M.; Rioux, J.D.; Robertson, N.; Robino, A.; Rolandsson, O.; Rudan, I.; Ruth, K.S.; Saleheen, D.; Salomaa, V.; Samani, N.J.; Sandow, K.; Sapkota, Y.; Sattar, N.; Schmidt, M.K.; Schreiner, P.J.; Schulze, M.B.; Scott, R.A.; Segura-Lepe, M.P.; Shah, S.; Sim, X.; Sivapalaratnam, S.; Small, K.S.; Smith, A.V.; Smith, J.A.; Southam, L.; Spector, T.D.; Speliotes, E.K.; Starr, J.M.; Steinthorsdottir, V.; Stringham, H.M.; Stumvoll, M.; Surendran, P.; 't Hart, L.M.; Tansey, K.E.; Tardif, J.-C.; Taylor, K.D.; Teumer, A.; Thompson, D.J.; Thorsteinsdottir, U.; Thuesen, B.H.; Tonjes, A.; Tromp, G.; Trompet, S.; Tsafantakis, E.; Tuomilehto, J.; Tybjaerg-Hansen, A.; Tyrer, J.P.; Uher, R.; Uitterlinden, A.G.; Ulivi, S.; van der Laan, S.W.; Van Der Leij, A.R.; van Duijn, C.M.; van Schoor, N.M.; van Setten, J.; Varbo, A.; Varga, T.V.; Varma, R.; Edwards, D.R.V.; Vermeulen, S.H.; Vestergaard, H.; Vitart, V.; Vogt, T.F.; Vozzi, D.; Walker, M.; Wang, F.; Wang, C.A.; Wang, S.; Wang, Y.; Wareham, N.J.; Warren, H.R.; Wessel, J.; Willems, S.M.; Wilson, J.G.; Witte, D.R.; Woods, M.O.; Wu, Y.; Yaghootkar, H.; Yao, J.; Yao, P.; Yerges-Armstrong, L.M.; Young, R.; Zeggini, E.; Zhan, X.; Zhang, W.; Zhao, J.H.; Zhao, W.; Zhao, W.; Zheng, H.; Zhou, W.; Rotter, J.I.; Boehnke, M.; Kathiresan, S.; McCarthy, M.I.; Willer, C.J.; Stefansson, K.; Borecki, I.B.; Liu, D.J.; North, K.E.; Heard-Costa, N.L.; Pers, T.H.; Lindgren, C.M.; Oxvig, C.; Kutalik, Z.; Rivadeneira, F.; Loos, R.J.F.; Frayling, T.M.; Hirschhorn, J.N.; Deloukas, P.; Lettre, G. url  doi
  Title Rare and low-frequency coding variants alter human adult height Type Journal Article
  Year 2017 Publication Nature Abbreviated Journal Nature  
  Volume 542 Issue 7640 Pages 186-190  
  Keywords ADAMTS Proteins/genetics; Adult; Alleles; Body Height/*genetics; Cell Adhesion Molecules/genetics; Female; Gene Frequency/*genetics; Genetic Variation/*genetics; Genome, Human/genetics; Glycoproteins/genetics/metabolism; Glycosaminoglycans/biosynthesis; Hedgehog Proteins/genetics; Humans; Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins/genetics/metabolism; Interferon Regulatory Factors/genetics; Interleukin-11 Receptor alpha Subunit/genetics; Male; Multifactorial Inheritance/genetics; NADPH Oxidase 4; NADPH Oxidases/genetics; Phenotype; Pregnancy-Associated Plasma Protein-A/metabolism; Procollagen N-Endopeptidase/genetics; Proteoglycans/biosynthesis; Proteolysis; Receptors, Androgen/genetics; Somatomedins/metabolism  
  Abstract Height is a highly heritable, classic polygenic trait with approximately 700 common associated variants identified through genome-wide association studies so far. Here, we report 83 height-associated coding variants with lower minor-allele frequencies (in the range of 0.1-4.8%) and effects of up to 2 centimetres per allele (such as those in IHH, STC2, AR and CRISPLD2), greater than ten times the average effect of common variants. In functional follow-up studies, rare height-increasing alleles of STC2 (giving an increase of 1-2 centimetres per allele) compromised proteolytic inhibition of PAPP-A and increased cleavage of IGFBP-4 in vitro, resulting in higher bioavailability of insulin-like growth factors. These 83 height-associated variants overlap genes that are mutated in monogenic growth disorders and highlight new biological candidates (such as ADAMTS3, IL11RA and NOX4) and pathways (such as proteoglycan and glycosaminoglycan synthesis) involved in growth. Our results demonstrate that sufficiently large sample sizes can uncover rare and low-frequency variants of moderate-to-large effect associated with polygenic human phenotypes, and that these variants implicate relevant genes and pathways.  
  Address Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, H3T 1J4, Canada  
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  ISSN 0028-0836 ISBN Medium  
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  Notes PMID:28146470; PMCID:PMC5302847 Approved no  
  Call Number HUNT @ maria.stuifbergen @ Serial 1953  
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Author von Krogh, A.S.; Kremer Hovinga, J.A.; Romundstad, P.R.; Roten, L.T.; Lammle, B.; Waage, A.; Quist-Paulsen, P. url  doi
  Title ADAMTS13 gene variants and function in women with preeclampsia: a population- based nested case- control study from the HUNT Study Type Journal Article
  Year 2015 Publication Thromb Res Abbreviated Journal Thrombosis research  
  Volume 136 Issue 2 Pages 282-288  
  Keywords HUNT2; ADAM Proteins/*genetics; Adult; Case-Control Studies; Female; Genetic Variation/*genetics; Genotype; Humans; Middle Aged; Mutation; Pregnancy  
  Abstract INTRODUCTION: Known genetic variants with reference to preeclampsia only explain a proportion of the heritable contribution to the development of this condition. The association between preeclampsia and the risk of cardiovascular disease later in life has encouraged the study of genetic variants important in thrombosis and vascular inflammation also in relation to preeclampsia. The von Willebrand factor-cleaving protease, ADAMTS13, plays an important role in micro vascular thrombosis, and partial deficiencies of this enzyme have been observed in association with cardiovascular disease and preeclampsia. However, it remains unknown whether decreased ADAMTS13 levels represent a cause or an effect of the event in placental and cardiovascular disease. METHODS: We studied the distribution of three functional genetic variants of ADAMTS13, c.1852C>G (rs28647808), c.4143_4144dupA (rs387906343), and c.3178C>T (rs142572218) in women with preeclampsia and their controls in a nested case-control study from the second Nord-Trondelag Health Study (HUNT2). We also studied the association between ADAMTS13 activity and preeclampsia, in serum samples procured unrelated in time of the preeclamptic pregnancy. RESULTS: No differences were observed in genotype, allele or haplotype frequencies of the different ADAMTS13 variants when comparing cases and controls, and no association to preeclampsia was found with lower levels of ADAMTS13 activity. CONCLUSION: Our findings indicate that ADAMTS13 variants and ADAMTS13 activity do not contribute to an increased risk of preeclampsia in the general population.  
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  Publisher Place of Publication Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology Editor  
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  Notes von Krogh, Anne-SophieKremer Hovinga, Johanna ARomundstad, Pal RRoten, Linda TLammle, BernhardWaage, AndersQuist-Paulsen, PetterengResearch Support, Non-U.S. Gov't2015/07/04 06:00Thromb Res. 2015 Aug;136(2):282-8. doi: 10.1016/j.thromres.2015.06.022. Epub 2015 Jun 18. Approved no  
  Call Number HUNT @ maria.stuifbergen @ vonKrogh2015 Serial 1872  
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Author Wood, A.R.; Esko, T.; Yang, J.; Vedantam, S.; Pers, T.H.; Gustafsson, S.; Chu, A.Y.; Estrada, K.; Luan, J.'an; Kutalik, Z.; Amin, N.; Buchkovich, M.L.; Croteau-Chonka, D.C.; Day, F.R.; Duan, Y.; Fall, T.; Fehrmann, R.; Ferreira, T.; Jackson, A.U.; Karjalainen, J.; Lo, K.S.; Locke, A.E.; Magi, R.; Mihailov, E.; Porcu, E.; Randall, J.C.; Scherag, A.; Vinkhuyzen, A.A.E.; Westra, H.-J.; Winkler, T.W.; Workalemahu, T.; Zhao, J.H.; Absher, D.; Albrecht, E.; Anderson, D.; Baron, J.; Beekman, M.; Demirkan, A.; Ehret, G.B.; Feenstra, B.; Feitosa, M.F.; Fischer, K.; Fraser, R.M.; Goel, A.; Gong, J.; Justice, A.E.; Kanoni, S.; Kleber, M.E.; Kristiansson, K.; Lim, U.; Lotay, V.; Lui, J.C.; Mangino, M.; Mateo Leach, I.; Medina-Gomez, C.; Nalls, M.A.; Nyholt, D.R.; Palmer, C.D.; Pasko, D.; Pechlivanis, S.; Prokopenko, I.; Ried, J.S.; Ripke, S.; Shungin, D.; Stancakova, A.; Strawbridge, R.J.; Sung, Y.J.; Tanaka, T.; Teumer, A.; Trompet, S.; van der Laan, S.W.; van Setten, J.; Van Vliet-Ostaptchouk, J.V.; Wang, Z.; Yengo, L.; Zhang, W.; Afzal, U.; Arnlov, J.; Arscott, G.M.; Bandinelli, S.; Barrett, A.; Bellis, C.; Bennett, A.J.; Berne, C.; Bluher, M.; Bolton, J.L.; Bottcher, Y.; Boyd, H.A.; Bruinenberg, M.; Buckley, B.M.; Buyske, S.; Caspersen, I.H.; Chines, P.S.; Clarke, R.; Claudi-Boehm, S.; Cooper, M.; Daw, E.W.; De Jong, P.A.; Deelen, J.; Delgado, G.; Denny, J.C.; Dhonukshe-Rutten, R.; Dimitriou, M.; Doney, A.S.F.; Dorr, M.; Eklund, N.; Eury, E.; Folkersen, L.; Garcia, M.E.; Geller, F.; Giedraitis, V.; Go, A.S.; Grallert, H.; Grammer, T.B.; Grassler, J.; Gronberg, H.; de Groot, L.C.P.G.M.; Groves, C.J.; Haessler, J.; Hall, P.; Haller, T.; Hallmans, G.; Hannemann, A.; Hartman, C.A.; Hassinen, M.; Hayward, C.; Heard-Costa, N.L.; Helmer, Q.; Hemani, G.; Henders, A.K.; Hillege, H.L.; Hlatky, M.A.; Hoffmann, W.; Hoffmann, P.; Holmen, O.; Houwing-Duistermaat, J.J.; Illig, T.; Isaacs, A.; James, A.L.; Jeff, J.; Johansen, B.; Johansson, A.; Jolley, J.; Juliusdottir, T.; Junttila, J.; Kho, A.N.; Kinnunen, L.; Klopp, N.; Kocher, T.; Kratzer, W.; Lichtner, P.; Lind, L.; Lindstrom, J.; Lobbens, S.; Lorentzon, M.; Lu, Y.; Lyssenko, V.; Magnusson, P.K.E.; Mahajan, A.; Maillard, M.; McArdle, W.L.; McKenzie, C.A.; McLachlan, S.; McLaren, P.J.; Menni, C.; Merger, S.; Milani, L.; Moayyeri, A.; Monda, K.L.; Morken, M.A.; Muller, G.; Muller-Nurasyid, M.; Musk, A.W.; Narisu, N.; Nauck, M.; Nolte, I.M.; Nothen, M.M.; Oozageer, L.; Pilz, S.; Rayner, N.W.; Renstrom, F.; Robertson, N.R.; Rose, L.M.; Roussel, R.; Sanna, S.; Scharnagl, H.; Scholtens, S.; Schumacher, F.R.; Schunkert, H.; Scott, R.A.; Sehmi, J.; Seufferlein, T.; Shi, J.; Silventoinen, K.; Smit, J.H.; Smith, A.V.; Smolonska, J.; Stanton, A.V.; Stirrups, K.; Stott, D.J.; Stringham, H.M.; Sundstrom, J.; Swertz, M.A.; Syvanen, A.-C.; Tayo, B.O.; Thorleifsson, G.; Tyrer, J.P.; van Dijk, S.; van Schoor, N.M.; van der Velde, N.; van Heemst, D.; van Oort, F.V.A.; Vermeulen, S.H.; Verweij, N.; Vonk, J.M.; Waite, L.L.; Waldenberger, M.; Wennauer, R.; Wilkens, L.R.; Willenborg, C.; Wilsgaard, T.; Wojczynski, M.K.; Wong, A.; Wright, A.F.; Zhang, Q.; Arveiler, D.; Bakker, S.J.L.; Beilby, J.; Bergman, R.N.; Bergmann, S.; Biffar, R.; Blangero, J.; Boomsma, D.I.; Bornstein, S.R.; Bovet, P.; Brambilla, P.; Brown, M.J.; Campbell, H.; Caulfield, M.J.; Chakravarti, A.; Collins, R.; Collins, F.S.; Crawford, D.C.; Cupples, L.A.; Danesh, J.; de Faire, U.; den Ruijter, H.M.; Erbel, R.; Erdmann, J.; Eriksson, J.G.; Farrall, M.; Ferrannini, E.; Ferrieres, J.; Ford, I.; Forouhi, N.G.; Forrester, T.; Gansevoort, R.T.; Gejman, P.V.; Gieger, C.; Golay, A.; Gottesman, O.; Gudnason, V.; Gyllensten, U.; Haas, D.W.; Hall, A.S.; Harris, T.B.; Hattersley, A.T.; Heath, A.C.; Hengstenberg, C.; Hicks, A.A.; Hindorff, L.A.; Hingorani, A.D.; Hofman, A.; Hovingh, G.K.; Humphries, S.E.; Hunt, S.C.; Hypponen, E.; Jacobs, K.B.; Jarvelin, M.-R.; Jousilahti, P.; Jula, A.M.; Kaprio, J.; Kastelein, J.J.P.; Kayser, M.; Kee, F.; Keinanen-Kiukaanniemi, S.M.; Kiemeney, L.A.; 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Ferrucci, L.; Franks, P.W.; Froguel, P.; Groop, L.C.; Haiman, C.A.; Hamsten, A.; Hayes, M.G.; Hui, J.; Hunter, D.J.; Hveem, K.; Jukema, J.W.; Kaplan, R.C.; Kivimaki, M.; Kuh, D.; Laakso, M.; Liu, Y.; Martin, N.G.; Marz, W.; Melbye, M.; Moebus, S.; Munroe, P.B.; Njolstad, I.; Oostra, B.A.; Palmer, C.N.A.; Pedersen, N.L.; Perola, M.; Perusse, L.; Peters, U.; Powell, J.E.; Power, C.; Quertermous, T.; Rauramaa, R.; Reinmaa, E.; Ridker, P.M.; Rivadeneira, F.; Rotter, J.I.; Saaristo, T.E.; Saleheen, D.; Schlessinger, D.; Slagboom, P.E.; Snieder, H.; Spector, T.D.; Strauch, K.; Stumvoll, M.; Tuomilehto, J.; Uusitupa, M.; van der Harst, P.; Volzke, H.; Walker, M.; Wareham, N.J.; Watkins, H.; Wichmann, H.-E.; Wilson, J.F.; Zanen, P.; Deloukas, P.; Heid, I.M.; Lindgren, C.M.; Mohlke, K.L.; Speliotes, E.K.; Thorsteinsdottir, U.; Barroso, I.; Fox, C.S.; North, K.E.; Strachan, D.P.; Beckmann, J.S.; Berndt, S.I.; Boehnke, M.; Borecki, I.B.; McCarthy, M.I.; Metspalu, A.; Stefansson, K.; Uitterlinden, A.G.; van Duijn, C.M.; Franke, L.; Willer, C.J.; Price, A.L.; Lettre, G.; Loos, R.J.F.; Weedon, M.N.; Ingelsson, E.; O'Connell, J.R.; Abecasis, G.R.; Chasman, D.I.; Goddard, M.E.; Visscher, P.M.; Hirschhorn, J.N.; Frayling, T.M. url  doi
  Title Defining the role of common variation in the genomic and biological architecture of adult human height Type Meta-Analysis
  Year 2014 Publication Nature Genetics Abbreviated Journal Nat Genet  
  Volume 46 Issue 11 Pages 1173-1186  
  Keywords HUNT3; Adult; Analysis of Variance; Body Height/*genetics; European Continental Ancestry Group/*genetics; Genetic Variation/*genetics; Genetics, Population; Genome-Wide Association Study/methods; Humans; Oligonucleotide Array Sequence Analysis; Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide/*genetics  
  Abstract Using genome-wide data from 253,288 individuals, we identified 697 variants at genome-wide significance that together explained one-fifth of the heritability for adult height. By testing different numbers of variants in independent studies, we show that the most strongly associated approximately 2,000, approximately 3,700 and approximately 9,500 SNPs explained approximately 21%, approximately 24% and approximately 29% of phenotypic variance. Furthermore, all common variants together captured 60% of heritability. The 697 variants clustered in 423 loci were enriched for genes, pathways and tissue types known to be involved in growth and together implicated genes and pathways not highlighted in earlier efforts, such as signaling by fibroblast growth factors, WNT/beta-catenin and chondroitin sulfate-related genes. We identified several genes and pathways not previously connected with human skeletal growth, including mTOR, osteoglycin and binding of hyaluronic acid. Our results indicate a genetic architecture for human height that is characterized by a very large but finite number (thousands) of causal variants.  
  Address Genetics of Complex Traits, University of Exeter Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK  
  Corporate Author LifeLines Cohort Study Thesis  
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  Language English Summary Language Original Title  
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  ISSN 1061-4036 ISBN Medium  
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  Notes PMID:25282103; PMC4250049 Approved no  
  Call Number HUNT @ maria.stuifbergen @ Serial 1664  
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