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BMC Gastroenterology

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Elevated circulating soluble interleukin-2 receptor in patients with chronic liver diseases is associated with non-classical monocytes

  • Sebastian Seidler1,
  • Henning W Zimmermann1,
  • Ralf Weiskirchen2,
  • Christian Trautwein1 and
  • Frank Tacke1Email author
BMC Gastroenterology201212:38

Received: 28 December 2011

Accepted: 24 April 2012

Published: 24 April 2012

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Original Submission
28 Dec 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
19 Mar 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jaap Kwekkeboom
20 Mar 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - kang xiaonan
22 Mar 2012 Author responded Author comments - Frank Tacke
Resubmission - Version 2
22 Mar 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
24 Apr 2012 Editorially accepted
24 Apr 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-230X-12-38

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Medicine III, University Hospital
Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Pathobiochemistry, University Hospital