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Variance of the SGK1 Gene Is Associated with Insulin Secretion in Different European Populations: Results from the TUEF, EUGENE2, and METSIM Studies

  • Björn Friedrich equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Björn Friedrich, Peter Weyrich

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology, Vascular Medicine, Nephrology and Clinical Chemistry, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany

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  • Peter Weyrich equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Björn Friedrich, Peter Weyrich

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology, Vascular Medicine, Nephrology and Clinical Chemistry, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany

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  • Alena Stančáková,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland

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  • Jianjung Wang,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland

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  • Johanna Kuusisto,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland

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  • Markku Laakso,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland

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  • Giorgio Sesti,

    Affiliation: Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Polyclinic Mater Domini, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy

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  • Elena Succurro,

    Affiliation: Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Polyclinic Mater Domini, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy

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  • Ulf Smith,

    Affiliation: The Lundberg Laboratory for Diabetes Research, Department of Internal Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden

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  • Torben Hansen,

    Affiliation: The Steno Diabetes Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

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  • Oluf Pedersen,

    Affiliations: The Steno Diabetes Center, Copenhagen, Denmark, Faculty of Health Science, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

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  • Fausto Machicao,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology, Vascular Medicine, Nephrology and Clinical Chemistry, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany

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  • Silke Schäfer,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology, Vascular Medicine, Nephrology and Clinical Chemistry, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany

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  • Florian Lang,

    Affiliation: Department of Physiology, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany

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  • Teut Risler,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology, Vascular Medicine, Nephrology and Clinical Chemistry, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany

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  • Susanne Ullrich,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology, Vascular Medicine, Nephrology and Clinical Chemistry, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany

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  • Norbert Stefan,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology, Vascular Medicine, Nephrology and Clinical Chemistry, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany

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  • Andreas Fritsche mail,

    andreas.fritsche@med.uni-tuebingen.de

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology, Vascular Medicine, Nephrology and Clinical Chemistry, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany

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  • Hans-Ulrich Häring

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology, Vascular Medicine, Nephrology and Clinical Chemistry, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany

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  • Published: November 05, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0003506

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