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Prevention of Acute Kidney Injury by Tauroursodeoxycholic Acid in Rat and Cell Culture Models

  • Sandeep Gupta equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Sandeep Gupta, Clifford J. Steer

    gupta024@gmail.com (SG); steer001@umn.edu (CJS)

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • Shunan Li,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • Md. Joynal Abedin,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • Kajohnsak Noppakun,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • Lawrence Wang,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • Tarundeep Kaur,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • Behzad Najafian,

    Affiliation: Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • Cecília M. P. Rodrigues,

    Affiliation: Research Institute for Medicines and Pharmaceutical Sciences (iMed.UL), Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal

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  • Clifford J. Steer equal contributor mail

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Sandeep Gupta, Clifford J. Steer

    gupta024@gmail.com (SG); steer001@umn.edu (CJS)

    Affiliations: Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America, Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Development, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • Published: November 09, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0048950

About the Authors

Sandeep Gupta, Shunan Li, Md. Joynal Abedin, Kajohnsak Noppakun, Lawrence Wang, Tarundeep Kaur, Clifford J. Steer
Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
Behzad Najafian
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
Cecília M. P. Rodrigues
Research Institute for Medicines and Pharmaceutical Sciences (iMed.UL), Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
Clifford J. Steer
Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Development, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SG CJS. Performed the experiments: SG SL MJA KN LW BN. Analyzed the data: SG SL MJA KN LW BN. Wrote the paper: SG SL. Read and edited the manuscript: TK CMPR CJS.