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Associations between smoking, components of metabolic syndrome and lipoprotein particle size

  • Sandra N Slagter1,
  • Jana V van Vliet-Ostaptchouk1,
  • Judith M Vonk2,
  • H Marike Boezen2,
  • Robin PF Dullaart1,
  • Anneke C Muller Kobold3,
  • Edith J Feskens4,
  • André P van Beek1,
  • Melanie M van derKlauw1 and
  • Bruce HR Wolffenbuttel1Email author
Contributed equally
BMC Medicine201311:195

DOI: 10.1186/1741-7015-11-195

Received: 4 May 2013

Accepted: 24 July 2013

Published: 3 September 2013

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Original Submission
4 May 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
21 May 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Nobukazu Ishizaka
6 Jun 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Milos Maksimovic
20 Jul 2013 Author responded Author comments - Bruce H.R. Wolffenbuttel
Resubmission - Version 3
20 Jul 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 3
24 Jul 2013 Editorially accepted
3 Sep 2013 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-11-195

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Endocrinology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen
Department of Epidemiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen
Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen
Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University