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Analysis of sex and gender-specific research reveals a common increase in publications and marked differences between disciplines

  • Sabine Oertelt-Prigione1Email author,
  • Roza Parol1, 2,
  • Stephan Krohn1,
  • Robert Preißner2 and
  • Vera Regitz-Zagrosek1, 3
BMC Medicine20108:70

Received: 4 August 2010

Accepted: 10 November 2010

Published: 10 November 2010

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Original Submission
4 Aug 2010 Submitted Original manuscript
21 Aug 2010 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ineke Klinge
31 Aug 2010 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Marianne Legato
7 Sep 2010 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Margarethe Hochleitner
5 Oct 2010 Author responded Author comments - Sabine Oertelt-Prigione
Resubmission - Version 2
5 Oct 2010 Submitted Manuscript version 2
10 Nov 2010 Editorially accepted
10 Nov 2010 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-8-70

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Authors’ Affiliations

Institute of Gender in Medicine, Charité-Universitätsmedizin
Structural Bioinformatics Group, Dep. Of Physiology, Charité - Universitätsmedizin
Center for Cardiovascular Research (CCR), Charité-Universitätsmedizin, and German Heart Institute