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Research Article

ABO Blood Group Is Associated with Response to Inhaled Nitric Oxide in Neonates with Respiratory Failure

  • George T. El-Ferzli,

    Affiliation: Departments of Pediatrics, Centers for Free Radical Biology and Pulmonary Injury Repair Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

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  • Mackenzie Dreher,

    Affiliation: Departments of Pediatrics, Centers for Free Radical Biology and Pulmonary Injury Repair Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

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  • Rakesh P. Patel,

    Affiliation: Departments of Pathology, Centers for Free Radical Biology and Pulmonary Injury Repair Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

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  • Namasivayam Ambalavanan mail

    ambal@uab.edu

    Affiliation: Departments of Pediatrics, Centers for Free Radical Biology and Pulmonary Injury Repair Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

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  • Published: September 12, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0045164

About the Authors

George T. El-Ferzli, Mackenzie Dreher, Namasivayam Ambalavanan
Departments of Pediatrics, Centers for Free Radical Biology and Pulmonary Injury Repair Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America
Rakesh P. Patel
Departments of Pathology, Centers for Free Radical Biology and Pulmonary Injury Repair Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: ambal@uab.edu

Competing Interests

The authors read the journal's policy and have the following conflicts: Grant funding from IKARIA for trainee research. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NA RP GF. Performed the experiments: GF MD. Analyzed the data: GF MD NA RP. Wrote the paper: NA GF MD.