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Research Article

ACE I/D Gene Polymorphism Can't Predict the Steroid Responsiveness in Asian Children with Idiopathic Nephrotic Syndrome: A Meta-Analysis

  • Tian-Biao Zhou equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Tian-Biao Zhou, Yuan-Han Qin

    Affiliation: Department of Pediatrics, The First Affiliated Hospital of GuangXi Medical University, NanNing, China

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  • Yuan-Han Qin equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Tian-Biao Zhou, Yuan-Han Qin

    yuanhanqin@yahoo.cn

    Affiliation: Department of Pediatrics, The First Affiliated Hospital of GuangXi Medical University, NanNing, China

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  • Li-Na Su,

    Affiliation: Department of Pediatrics, The First Affiliated Hospital of GuangXi Medical University, NanNing, China

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  • Feng-Ying Lei,

    Affiliation: Department of Pediatrics, The First Affiliated Hospital of GuangXi Medical University, NanNing, China

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  • Wei-Fang Huang,

    Affiliation: Department of Pediatrics, The First Affiliated Hospital of GuangXi Medical University, NanNing, China

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  • Yan-Jun Zhao

    Affiliation: Department of Pediatrics, The First Affiliated Hospital of GuangXi Medical University, NanNing, China

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  • Published: May 18, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0019599

About the Authors

Tian-Biao Zhou, Yuan-Han Qin, Li-Na Su, Feng-Ying Lei, Wei-Fang Huang, Yan-Jun Zhao
Department of Pediatrics, The First Affiliated Hospital of GuangXi Medical University, NanNing, China

Corresponding Author

Email: yuanhanqin@yahoo.cn

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: T-BZ Y-HQ. Analyzed the data: T-BZ L-NS F-YL W-FH Y-JZ. Wrote the paper: T-BZ. Checked the data in the paper: Y-HQ L-NS F-YL W-FH.