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Schlosser P, Li Y, Sekula P, Raffler J, Grundner-Culemann F, Pietzner M, Cheng Y, Wuttke M, Steinbrenner I, Schultheiss UT, Kotsis F, Kacprowski T, Forer L, Hausknecht B, Ekici AB, Nauck M, Völker U; GCKD Investigators, Walz G, Oefner PJ, Kronenberg F, Mohney RP, Köttgen M, Suhre K, Eckardt KU, Kastenmüller G, Köttgen A. Genetic studies of urinary metabolites illuminate mechanisms of detoxification and excretion in humans. Nat Genet. 2020 52(2):167-176. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41588-019-0567-8

Tin A, Marten J, Halperin Kuhns VL, Li Y, Wuttke M, Kirsten H, Sieber KB, Qiu C, Gorski M, Yu Z, Giri A, Sveinbjornsson G, Li M, Chu AY, Hoppmann A, O'Connor LJ, Prins B, Nutile T, Noce D, Akiyama M, Cocca M, Ghasemi S, van der Most PJ, Horn K, Xu Y, Fuchsberger C, Sedaghat S, Afaq S, Amin N, Ärnlöv J, Bakker SJL, Bansal N, Baptista D, Bergmann S, Biggs ML, Biino G, Boerwinkle E, Bottinger EP, Boutin TS, Brumat M, Burkhardt R, Campana E, Campbell A, Campbell H, Carroll RJ, Catamo E, Chambers JC, Ciullo M, Concas MP, Coresh J, Corre T, Cusi D, Felicita SC, de Borst MH, De Grandi A, de Mutsert R, de Vries APJ, Delgado G, Demirkan A, Devuyst O, Dittrich K, Eckardt KU, Ehret G, Endlich K, Evans MK, Gansevoort RT, Gasparini P, Giedraitis V, Gieger C, Girotto G, Gögele M, Gordon SD, Gudbjartsson DF, Gudnason V; German Chronic Kidney Disease Study, Haller T, Hamet P, Harris TB, Hayward C, Hicks AA, Hofer E, Holm H, Huang W, Hutri-Kähönen N, Hwang SJ, Ikram MA, Lewis RM, Ingelsson E, Jakobsdottir J, Jonsdottir I, Jonsson H, Joshi PK, Josyula NS, Jung B, Kähönen M, Kamatani Y, Kanai M, Kerr SM, Kiess W, Kleber ME, Koenig W, Kooner JS, Körner A, Kovacs P, Krämer BK, Kronenberg F, Kubo M, Kühnel B, La Bianca M, Lange LA, Lehne B, Lehtimäki T; Lifelines Cohort Study, Liu J, Loeffler M, Loos RJF, Lyytikäinen LP, Magi R, Mahajan A, Martin NG, März W, Mascalzoni D, Matsuda K, Meisinger C, Meitinger T, Metspalu A, Milaneschi Y; V. A. Million Veteran Program, O'Donnell CJ, Wilson OD, Gaziano JM, Mishra PP, Mohlke KL, Mononen N, Montgomery GW, Mook-Kanamori DO, Müller-Nurasyid M, Nadkarni GN, Nalls MA, Nauck M, Nikus K, Ning B, Nolte IM, Noordam R, O'Connell JR, Olafsson I, Padmanabhan S, Penninx BWJH, Perls T, Peters A, Pirastu M, Pirastu N, Pistis G, Polasek O, Ponte B, Porteous DJ, Poulain T, Preuss MH, Rabelink TJ, Raffield LM, Raitakari OT, Rettig R, Rheinberger M, Rice KM, Rizzi F, Robino A, Rudan I, Krajcoviechova A, Cifkova R, Rueedi R, Ruggiero D, Ryan KA, Saba Y, Salvi E, Schmidt H, Schmidt R, Shaffer CM, Smith AV, Smith BH, Spracklen CN, Strauch K, Stumvoll M, Sulem P, Tajuddin SM, Teren A, Thiery J, Thio CHL, Thorsteinsdottir U, Toniolo D, Tönjes A, Tremblay J, Uitterlinden AG, Vaccargiu S, van der Harst P, van Duijn CM, Verweij N, Völker U, Vollenweider P, Waeber G, Waldenberger M, Whitfield JB, Wild SH, Wilson JF, Yang Q, Zhang W, Zonderman AB, Bochud M, Wilson JG, Pendergrass SA, Ho K, Parsa A, Pramstaller PP, Psaty BM, Böger CA, Snieder H, Butterworth AS, Okada Y, Edwards TL, Stefansson K, Susztak K, Scholz M, Heid IM, Hung AM, Teumer A, Pattaro C, Woodward OM, Vitart V, Köttgen A. Target genes, variants, tissues and transcriptional pathways influencing human serum urate levels. Nat Genet. 2019 Oct 2. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41588-019-0504-x

Teumer A, Li Y, Ghasemi S, Prins BP, Wuttke M, Hermle T, Giri A, Sieber KB, Qiu C, Kirsten H, Tin A, Chu AY, Bansal N, Feitosa MF, Wang L, Chai JF, Cocca M, Fuchsberger C, Gorski M, Hoppmann A, Horn K, Li M, Marten J, Noce D, Nutile T, Sedaghat S, Sveinbjornsson G, Tayo BO, van der Most PJ, Xu Y, Yu Z, Gerstner L, Ärnlöv J, Bakker SJL, Baptista D, Biggs ML, Boerwinkle E, Brenner H, Burkhardt R, Carroll RJ, Chee ML, Chee ML, Chen M, Cheng CY, Cook JP, Coresh J, Corre T, Danesh J, de Borst MH, De Grandi A, de Mutsert R, de Vries APJ, Degenhardt F, Dittrich K, Divers J, Eckardt KU, Ehret G, Endlich K, Felix JF, Franco OH, Franke A, Freedman BI, Freitag-Wolf S, Gansevoort RT, Giedraitis V, Gögele M, Grundner-Culemann F, Gudbjartsson DF, Gudnason V, Hamet P, Harris TB, Hicks AA, Holm H, Foo VHX, Hwang SJ, Ikram MA, Ingelsson E, Jaddoe VWV, Jakobsdottir J, Josyula NS, Jung B, Kähönen M, Khor CC, Kiess W, Koenig W, Körner A, Kovacs P, Kramer H, Krämer BK, Kronenberg F, Lange LA, Langefeld CD, Lee JJ, Lehtimäki T, Lieb W, Lim SC, Lind L, Lindgren CM, Liu J, Loeffler M, Lyytikäinen LP, Mahajan A, Maranville JC, Mascalzoni D, McMullen B, Meisinger C, Meitinger T, Miliku K, Mook-Kanamori DO, Müller-Nurasyid M, Mychaleckyj JC, Nauck M, Nikus K, Ning B, Noordam R, Connell JO, Olafsson I, Palmer ND, Peters A, Podgornaia AI, Ponte B, Poulain T, Pramstaller PP, Rabelink TJ, Raffield LM, Reilly DF, Rettig R, Rheinberger M, Rice KM, Rivadeneira F, Runz H, Ryan KA, Sabanayagam C, Saum KU, Schöttker B, Shaffer CM, Shi Y, Smith AV, Strauch K, Stumvoll M, Sun BB, Szymczak S, Tai ES, Tan NYQ, Taylor KD, Teren A, Tham YC, Thiery J, Thio CHL, Thomsen H, Thorsteinsdottir U, Tönjes A, Tremblay J, Uitterlinden AG, van der Harst P, Verweij N, Vogelezang S, Völker U, Waldenberger M, Wang C, Wilson OD, Wong C, Wong TY, Yang Q, Yasuda M, Akilesh S, Bochud M, Böger CA, Devuyst O, Edwards TL, Ho K, Morris AP, Parsa A, Pendergrass SA, Psaty BM, Rotter JI, Stefansson K, Wilson JG, Susztak K, Snieder H, Heid IM, Scholz M, Butterworth AS, Hung AM, Pattaro C, Köttgen A. Genome-wide association meta-analyses and fine-mapping elucidate pathways influencing albuminuria. Nat Commun. 2019 Sep 11;10(1):4130. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-11576-0

Wuttke M, Li Y, Li M, Sieber KB, Feitosa MF, Gorski M, Tin A, Wang L, Chu AY, Hoppmann A, Kirsten H, Giri A, Chai JF, Sveinbjornsson G, Tayo BO, Nutile T, Fuchsberger C, Marten J, Cocca M, Ghasemi S, Xu Y, Horn K, Noce D, van der Most PJ, Sedaghat S, Yu Z, Akiyama M, Afaq S, Ahluwalia TS, Almgren P, Amin N, Ärnlöv J, Bakker SJL, Bansal N, Baptista D, Bergmann S, Biggs ML, Biino G, Boehnke M, Boerwinkle E, Boissel M, Bottinger EP, Boutin TS, Brenner H, Brumat M, Burkhardt R, Butterworth AS, Campana E, Campbell A, Campbell H, Canouil M, Carroll RJ, Catamo E, Chambers JC, Chee ML, Chee ML, Chen X, Cheng CY, Cheng Y, Christensen K, Cifkova R, Ciullo M, Concas MP, Cook JP, Coresh J, Corre T, Sala CF, Cusi D, Danesh J, Daw EW, de Borst MH, De Grandi A, de Mutsert R, de Vries APJ, Degenhardt F, Delgado G, Demirkan A, Di Angelantonio E, Dittrich K, Divers J, Dorajoo R, Eckardt KU, Ehret G, Elliott P, Endlich K, Evans MK, Felix JF, Foo VHX, Franco OH, Franke A, Freedman BI, Freitag-Wolf S, Friedlander Y, Froguel P, Gansevoort RT, Gao H, Gasparini P, Gaziano JM, Giedraitis V, Gieger C, Girotto G, Giulianini F, Gögele M, Gordon SD, Gudbjartsson DF, Gudnason V, Haller T, Hamet P, Harris TB, Hartman CA, Hayward C, Hellwege JN, Heng CK, Hicks AA, Hofer E, Huang W, Hutri-Kähönen N, Hwang SJ, Ikram MA, Indridason OS, Ingelsson E, Ising M, Jaddoe VWV, Jakobsdottir J, Jonas JB, Joshi PK, Josyula NS, Jung B, Kähönen M, Kamatani Y, Kammerer CM, Kanai M, Kastarinen M, Kerr SM, Khor CC, Kiess W, Kleber ME, Koenig W, Kooner JS, Körner A, Kovacs P, Kraja AT, Krajcoviechova A, Kramer H, Krämer BK, Kronenberg F, Kubo M, Kühnel B, Kuokkanen M, Kuusisto J, La Bianca M, Laakso M, Lange LA, Langefeld CD, Lee JJ, Lehne B, Lehtimäki T, Lieb W; Lifelines Cohort Study, Lim SC, Lind L, Lindgren CM, Liu J, Liu J, Loeffler M, Loos RJF, Lucae S, Lukas MA, Lyytikäinen LP, Mägi R, Magnusson PKE, Mahajan A, Martin NG, Martins J, März W, Mascalzoni D, Matsuda K, Meisinger C, Meitinger T, Melander O, Metspalu A, Mikaelsdottir EK, Milaneschi Y, Miliku K, Mishra PP; V. A. Million Veteran Program, Mohlke KL, Mononen N, Montgomery GW, Mook-Kanamori DO, Mychaleckyj JC, Nadkarni GN, Nalls MA, Nauck M, Nikus K, Ning B, Nolte IM, Noordam R, O'Connell J, O'Donoghue ML, Olafsson I, Oldehinkel AJ, Orho-Melander M, Ouwehand WH, Padmanabhan S, Palmer ND, Palsson R, Penninx BWJH, Perls T, Perola M, Pirastu M, Pirastu N, Pistis G, Podgornaia AI, Polasek O, Ponte B, Porteous DJ, Poulain T, Pramstaller PP, Preuss MH, Prins BP, Province MA, Rabelink TJ, Raffield LM, Raitakari OT, Reilly DF, Rettig R, Rheinberger M, Rice KM, Ridker PM, Rivadeneira F, Rizzi F, Roberts DJ, Robino A, Rossing P, Rudan I, Rueedi R, Ruggiero D, Ryan KA, Saba Y, Sabanayagam C, Salomaa V, Salvi E, Saum KU, Schmidt H, Schmidt R, Schöttker B, Schulz CA, Schupf N, Shaffer CM, Shi Y, Smith AV, Smith BH, Soranzo N, Spracklen CN, Strauch K, Stringham HM, Stumvoll M, Svensson PO, Szymczak S, Tai ES, Tajuddin SM, Tan NYQ, Taylor KD, Teren A, Tham YC, Thiery J, Thio CHL, Thomsen H, Thorleifsson G, Toniolo D, Tönjes A, Tremblay J, Tzoulaki I, Uitterlinden AG, Vaccargiu S, van Dam RM, van der Harst P, van Duijn CM, Velez Edward DR, Verweij N, Vogelezang S, Völker U, Vollenweider P, Waeber G, Waldenberger M, Wallentin L, Wang YX, Wang C, Waterworth DM, Bin Wei W, White H, Whitfield JB, Wild SH, Wilson JF, Wojczynski MK, Wong C, Wong TY, Xu L, Yang Q, Yasuda M, Yerges-Armstrong LM, Zhang W, Zonderman AB, Rotter JI, Bochud M, Psaty BM, Vitart V, Wilson JG, Dehghan A, Parsa A, Chasman DI, Ho K, Morris AP, Devuyst O, Akilesh S, Pendergrass SA, Sim X, Böger CA, Okada Y, Edwards TL, Snieder H, Stefansson K, Hung AM, Heid IM, Scholz M, Teumer A, Köttgen A, Pattaro C. A catalog of genetic loci associated with kidney function from analyses of a million individuals. Nat Genet. 2019 51(6):957-972. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41588-019-0407-x

Teumer A, Chaker L, Groeneweg S, Li Y, Di Munno C, Barbieri C, Schultheiss UT, Traglia M, Ahluwalia TS, Akiyama M, Appel EVR, Arking DE, Arnold A, Astrup A, Beekman M, Beilby JP, Bekaert S, Boerwinkle E, Brown SJ, De Buyzere M, Campbell PJ, Ceresini G, Cerqueira C, Cucca F, Deary IJ, Deelen J, Eckardt KU, Ekici AB, Eriksson JG, Ferrrucci L, Fiers T, Fiorillo E, Ford I, Fox CS, Fuchsberger C, Galesloot TE, Gieger C, Gögele M, De Grandi A, Grarup N, Greiser KH, Haljas K, Hansen T, Harris SE, van Heemst D, den Heijer M, Hicks AA, den Hollander W, Homuth G, Hui J, Ikram MA, Ittermann T, Jensen RA, Jing J, Jukema JW, Kajantie E, Kamatani Y, Kasbohm E, Kaufman JM, Kiemeney LA, Kloppenburg M, Kronenberg F, Kubo M, Lahti J, Lapauw B, Li S, Liewald DCM; Lifelines Cohort Study, Lim EM, Linneberg A, Marina M, Mascalzoni D, Matsuda K, Medenwald D, Meisinger C, Meulenbelt I, De Meyer T, Meyer Zu Schwabedissen HE, Mikolajczyk R, Moed M, Netea-Maier RT, Nolte IM, Okada Y, Pala M, Pattaro C, Pedersen O, Petersmann A, Porcu E, Postmus I, Pramstaller PP, Psaty BM, Ramos YFM, Rawal R, Redmond P, Richards JB, Rietzschel ER, Rivadeneira F, Roef G, Rotter JI, Sala CF, Schlessinger D, Selvin E, Slagboom PE, Soranzo N, Sørensen TIA, Spector TD, Starr JM, Stott DJ, Taes Y, Taliun D, Tanaka T, Thuesen B, Tiller D, Toniolo D, Uitterlinden AG, Visser WE, Walsh JP, Wilson SG, Wolffenbuttel BHR, Yang Q, Zheng HF, Cappola A, Peeters RP, Naitza S, Völzke H, Sanna S, Köttgen A, Visser TJ, Medici M. Genome-wide analyses identify a role for SLC17A4 and AADAT in thyroid hormone regulation. Nat Commun. 2018 9(1):4455. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-06356-1

Tin A, Li Y, Brody JA, Nutile T, Chu AY, Huffman JE, Yang Q, Chen MH, Robinson-Cohen C, Macé A, Liu J, Demirkan A, Sorice R, Sedaghat S, Swen M, Yu B, Ghasemi S, Teumer A, Vollenweider P, Ciullo M, Li M, Uitterlinden AG, Kraaij R, Amin N, van Rooij J, Kutalik Z, Dehghan A, McKnight B, van Duijn CM, Morrison A, Psaty BM, Boerwinkle E, Fox CS, Woodward OM, Köttgen A. Large-scale whole-exome sequencing association studies identify rare functional variants influencing serum urate levels. Nat Commun. 2018 9(1):4228. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-06620-4

Chu AY, Tin A, Schlosser P, Ko YA, Qiu C, Yao C, Joehanes R, Grams ME, Liang L, Gluck CA, Liu C, Coresh J, Hwang SJ, Levy D, Boerwinkle E, Pankow JS, Yang Q, Fornage M, Fox CS, Susztak K, Köttgen A. Epigenome-wide association studies identify DNA methylation associated with kidney function. Nat Commun. 2017 8(1):1286. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-017-01297-7

Publikationen nach Jahren sortiert

Sekula P, Tin A, Schultheiss UT, Baid-Agrawal S, Mohney RP, Steinbrenner I, Yu B, Luo S, Boerwinkle E, Eckardt KU, Coresh J, Grams ME, Köttgen A. Urine 6-Bromotryptophan: Associations with Genetic Variants and Incident End-Stage Kidney Disease. Sci Rep. 2020 Jun 22;10(1):10018. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-66334-w

Mirna M, Topf A, Wernly B, Rezar R, Paar V, Jung C, Salmhofer H, Kopp K, Hoppe UC, Schulze PC, Kretzschmar D, Schneider MP, Schultheiss UT, Sommerer C, Paul K, Wolf G, Lichtenauer M, Busch M. Novel Biomarkers in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: An Analysis of Patients Enrolled in the GCKD-Study. J Clin Med. 2020 Mar 24;9(3):886. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/jcm9030886

Warren B, Lee AK, Ballantyne CM, Hoogeveen RC, Pankow JS, Grams ME, Köttgen A, Selvin E. Associations of 1,5-Anhydroglucitol and 2-Hour Glucose with Major Clinical Outcomes in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. J Appl Lab Med. 2020 Jun 12:jfaa066. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jalm/jfaa066

Yu Z, Coresh J, Qi G, Grams M, Boerwinkle E, Snieder H, Teumer A, Pattaro C, Köttgen A, Chatterjee N, Tin A. A bidirectional Mendelian randomization study supports causal effects of kidney function on blood pressure. Kidney Int. 2020 S0085-2538(20)30546-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.kint.2020.04.044

Tin A, Köttgen A. Genome-Wide Association Studies of CKD and Related Traits. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2020 May 14:CJN.00020120. http://dx.doi.org/10.2215/CJN.00020120

Steubl D, Schneider MP, Meiselbach H, Nadal J, Schmid MC, Saritas T, Krane V, Sommerer C, Baid-Agrawal S, Voelkl J, Kotsis F, Köttgen A, Eckardt KU, Scherberich JE; GCKD Study Investigators. Association of Serum Uromodulin with Death, Cardiovascular Events, and Kidney Failure in CKD. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2020 15(5):616-624. http://dx.doi.org/10.2215/CJN.11780919

Xie J, Liu L, Mladkova N, Li Y, Ren H, Wang W, Cui Z, Lin L, Hu X, Yu X, Xu J, Liu G, Caliskan Y, Sidore C, Balderes O, Rosen RJ, Bodria M, Zanoni F, Zhang JY, Krithivasan P, Mehl K, Marasa M, Khan A, Ozay F, Canetta PA, Bomback AS, Appel GB, Sanna-Cherchi S, Sampson MG, Mariani LH, Perkowska-Ptasinska A, Durlik M, Mucha K, Moszczuk B, Foroncewicz B, Pączek L, Habura I, Ars E, Ballarin J, Mani LY, Vogt B, Ozturk S, Yildiz A, Seyahi N, Arikan H, Koc M, Basturk T, Karahan G, Akgul SU, Sever MS, Zhang D, Santoro D, Bonomini M, Londrino F, Gesualdo L, Reiterova J, Tesar V, Izzi C, Savoldi S, Spotti D, Marcantoni C, Messa P, Galliani M, Roccatello D, Granata S, Zaza G, Lugani F, Ghiggeri G, Pisani I, Allegri L, Sprangers B, Park JH, Cho B, Kim YS, Kim DK, Suzuki H, Amoroso A, Cattran DC, Fervenza FC, Pani A, Hamilton P, Harris S, Gupta S, Cheshire C, Dufek S, Issler N, Pepper RJ, Connolly J, Powis S, Bockenhauer D, Stanescu HC, Ashman N, Loos RJF, Kenny EE, Wuttke M, Eckardt KU, Köttgen A, Hofstra JM, Coenen MJH, Kiemeney LA, Akilesh S, Kretzler M, Beck LH, Stengel B, Debiec H, Ronco P, Wetzels JFM, Zoledziewska M, Cucca F, Ionita-Laza I, Lee H, Hoxha E, Stahl RAK, Brenchley P, Scolari F, Zhao MH, Gharavi AG, Kleta R, Chen N, Kiryluk K. The genetic architecture of membranous nephropathy and its potential to improve non-invasive diagnosis. Nat Commun. 2020 11(1):1600. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-15383-w

Ritter A, Hirschfeld M, Berner K, Jaeger M, Grundner-Culemann F, Schlosser P, Asberger J, Weiss D, Noethling C, Mayer S, Erbes T. Discovery of potential serum and urine-based microRNA as minimally-invasive biomarkers for breast and gynecological cancer. Cancer Biomark. 2020;27(2):225-242. http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/CBM-190575

Köttgen A, Pattaro C. The CKDGen Consortium: ten years of insights into the genetic basis of kidney function. Kidney Int. 2020 Feb;97(2):236-242. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.kint.2019.10.027

Kessler MD, Loesch DP, Perry JA, Heard-Costa NL, Taliun D, Cade BE, Wang H, Daya M, Ziniti J, Datta S, Celedón JC, Soto-Quiros ME, Avila L, Weiss ST, Barnes K, Redline SS, Vasan RS, Johnson AD, Mathias RA, Hernandez R, Wilson JG, Nickerson DA, Abecasis G, Browning SR, Zöllner S, O'Connell JR, Mitchell BD; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) Consortium (Köttgen A); TOPMed Population Genetics Working Group, O'Connor TD. De novo mutations across 1,465 diverse genomes reveal mutational insights and reductions in the Amish founder population. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 117(5):2560-2569. http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1902766117

Schlosser P, Li Y, Sekula P, Raffler J, Grundner-Culemann F, Pietzner M, Cheng Y, Wuttke M, Steinbrenner I, Schultheiss UT, Kotsis F, Kacprowski T, Forer L, Hausknecht B, Ekici AB, Nauck M, Völker U; GCKD Investigators, Walz G, Oefner PJ, Kronenberg F, Mohney RP, Köttgen M, Suhre K, Eckardt KU, Kastenmüller G, Köttgen A. Genetic studies of urinary metabolites illuminate mechanisms of detoxification and excretion in humans. Nat Genet. 2020 52(2):167-176. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41588-019-0567-8

Gigliotti JC, Tin A, Pourafshar S, Cechova S, Wang YT, Sung SJ, Bodonyi-Kovacs G, Cross JV, Yang G, Nguyen N, Chan F, Rebholz C, Yu B, Grove ML, Grams ME, Köttgen A, Scharpf R, Ruiz P, Boerwinkle E, Coresh J, Le TH. GSTM1 Deletion Exaggerates Kidney Injury in Experimental Mouse Models and Confers the Protective Effect of Cruciferous Vegetables in Mice and Humans. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2020 Jan;31(1):102-116. http://dx.doi.org/10.1681/ASN.2019050449

Bedin M, Boyer O, Servais A, Li Y, Villoing-Gaudé L, Tête MJ, Cambier A, Hogan J, Baudouin V, Krid S, Bensman A, Lammens F, Louillet F, Ranchin B, Vigneau C, Bouteau I, Isnard-Bagnis C, Mache CJ, Schäfer T, Pape L, Gödel M, Huber TB, Benz M, Klaus G, Hansen M, Latta K, Gribouval O, Morinière V, Tournant C, Grohmann M, Kuhn E, Wagner T, Bole-Feysot C, Jabot-Hanin F, Nitschké P, Ahluwalia TS, Köttgen A, Andersen CBF, Bergmann C, Antignac C, Simons M. Human C-terminal CUBN variants associate with chronic proteinuria and normal renal function. J Clin Invest. 2020 Jan 2;130(1):335-344. http://dx.doi.org/10.1172/JCI129937

Ziegler C, Grundner-Culemann F, Schiele MA, Schlosser P, Kollert L, Mahr M, Gajewska A, Lesch KP, Deckert J, Köttgen A, Domschke K. The DNA methylome in panic disorder: a case-control and longitudinal psychotherapy-epigenetic study. Transl Psychiatry. 2019 Nov 21;9(1):314. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41398-019-0648-6

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