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Structural, functional and molecular analysis of the effects of aging in the small intestine and colon of C57BL/6J mice

  • Wilma T Steegenga1Email author,
  • Nicole JW de Wit1, 2,
  • Mark V Boekschoten1, 2,
  • Noortje IJssennagger1, 2,
  • Carolien Lute1,
  • Shohreh Keshtkar1,
  • Mechteld M Grootte Bromhaar1, 2,
  • Ellen Kampman1,
  • Lisette C de Groot1 and
  • Michael Muller1, 2
BMC Medical Genomics20125:38

Received: 27 April 2012

Accepted: 17 August 2012

Published: 28 August 2012

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Original Submission
27 Apr 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
5 Jun 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Matthew Philip Greig Barnett
29 Jun 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Patrice Morin
10 Aug 2012 Author responded Author comments - Wilma Steegenga
Resubmission - Version 2
10 Aug 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
17 Aug 2012 Editorially accepted
28 Aug 2012 Article published 10.1186/1755-8794-5-38

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Authors’ Affiliations

Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University
The Netherlands Nutrigenomics Centre, TI Food and Nutrition