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'Gut health': a new objective in medicine?

BMC Medicine20119:24

DOI: 10.1186/1741-7015-9-24

Received: 4 January 2011

Accepted: 14 March 2011

Published: 14 March 2011

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Original Submission
4 Jan 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
12 Jan 2011 Author responded Author comments - Stephan C. Bischoff
Resubmission - Version 3
12 Jan 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 3
14 Mar 2011 Editorially accepted
14 Mar 2011 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-9-24

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Authors’ Affiliations

Institute of Nutritional Medicine, University of Hohenheim