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Penicillin allergy skin testing as an antibiotic stewardship intervention reduces alternative antibiotic exposures in hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients.

Transpl Infect Dis 2019 Dec 1;21(6):e13175. Epub 2019 Oct 1.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Respiratory Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tid.13175DOI Listing
December 2019

Calciotropic and phosphotropic hormones in fetal and neonatal bone development.

Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 2019 Nov 20:101062. Epub 2019 Nov 20.

Faculty of Medicine - Endocrinology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.siny.2019.101062DOI Listing
November 2019

Impact of asymptomatic bacteriuria incidence and management post-kidney transplantation.

Clin Transplant 2019 Jun 23;33(6):e13583. Epub 2019 May 23.

Department of Pharmacy, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.

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https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/ctr.13583
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ctr.13583DOI Listing
June 2019

Mineral Homeostasis in Murine Fetuses Is Sensitive to Maternal Calcitriol but Not to Absence of Fetal Calcitriol.

J Bone Miner Res 2019 Apr 2;34(4):669-680. Epub 2019 Jan 2.

Faculty of Medicine-Endocrinology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Canada.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/jbmr.3642
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbmr.3642DOI Listing
April 2019

Letter to the Editor.

Bone 2018 11 20;116:333. Epub 2018 Aug 20.

Department of Radiology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bone.2018.07.024DOI Listing
November 2018

Adult Premenopausal Bone Health Related to Reproductive Characteristics-Population-Based Data from the Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study (CaM).

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2018 05 18;15(5). Epub 2018 May 18.

Centre for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research; University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9, Canada.

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http://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/15/5/1023
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15051023DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5982062PMC
May 2018

Spine bone mineral density increases after 6 months of exclusive lactation, even in women who keep breastfeeding.

Arch Osteoporos 2017 Aug 16;12(1):73. Epub 2017 Aug 16.

Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11657-017-0368-6DOI Listing
August 2017

Does fetal exposure to vitamin D programme childhood bone mass?

Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2017 05 2;5(5):317-319. Epub 2017 Mar 2.

Health Sciences Centre, Faculty of Medicine, Endocrinology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John's, Newfoundland, NL A1B 3V6, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2213-8587(17)30067-0DOI Listing
May 2017

Analysis of the MAVIDOS trial.

Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2017 05;5(5):328

Health Sciences Centre, Faculty of Medicine (Endocrinology), Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John's, NL A1B 3V6, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2213-8587(17)30114-6DOI Listing
May 2017

The Skeleton Is a Storehouse of Mineral That Is Plundered During Lactation and (Fully?) Replenished Afterwards.

J Bone Miner Res 2017 04 28;32(4):676-680. Epub 2017 Feb 28.

Faculty of Medicine-Endocrinology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbmr.3090DOI Listing
April 2017

FGF23 Is Not Required to Regulate Fetal Phosphorus Metabolism but Exerts Effects Within 12 Hours After Birth.

Endocrinology 2017 02;158(2):252-263

Faculty of Medicine-Endocrinology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/en.2016-1369DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5413075PMC
February 2017

Trabecular Bone Score and Incident Fragility Fracture Risk in Adults with Reduced Kidney Function.

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2016 11 24;11(11):2032-2040. Epub 2016 Oct 24.

Due to the number of contributing authors, the affiliations are provided in the Supplemental Material.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2215/CJN.00720116DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5108183PMC
November 2016

Hospital-acquired Staphylococcus aureus primary bloodstream infection: A comparison of events that do and do not meet the central line-associated bloodstream infection definition.

Am J Infect Control 2016 11 5;44(11):1252-1255. Epub 2016 May 5.

Department of Infectious Disease, Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH; Department of Infection Prevention, Quality and Patient Safety Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2016.03.038DOI Listing
November 2016

The Newfoundland and Labrador Bariatric Surgery Cohort Study: Rational and Study Protocol.

BMC Health Serv Res 2016 10 28;16(1):618. Epub 2016 Oct 28.

Eastern Health, Health Sciences Centre, 300 Prince Philip Drive, St. John's, NL, A1B 3 V6, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-016-1869-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5086068PMC
October 2016

Maternal Mineral and Bone Metabolism During Pregnancy, Lactation, and Post-Weaning Recovery.

Physiol Rev 2016 Apr;96(2):449-547

Faculty of Medicine-Endocrinology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/physrev.00027.2015DOI Listing
April 2016

Calcium, phosphorus, and bone metabolism in the fetus and newborn.

Early Hum Dev 2015 Nov 10;91(11):623-8. Epub 2015 Sep 10.

Faculty of Medicine - Endocrinology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2015.08.007DOI Listing
November 2015

Common infectious complications of liver transplant.

Cleve Clin J Med 2015 Nov;82(11):773-84

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA. E-mail:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3949/ccjm.82a.14118DOI Listing
November 2015

Osteoporosis presenting in pregnancy, puerperium, and lactation.

Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 2014 Dec;21(6):468-75

Faculty of Medicine - Endocrinology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MED.0000000000000102DOI Listing
December 2014

Bone development and mineral homeostasis in the fetus and neonate: roles of the calciotropic and phosphotropic hormones.

Physiol Rev 2014 Oct;94(4):1143-218

Faculty of Medicine-Endocrinology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/physrev.00014.2014DOI Listing
October 2014

FGF-21 and skeletal remodeling during and after lactation in C57BL/6J mice.

Endocrinology 2014 Sep 10;155(9):3516-26. Epub 2014 Jun 10.

Maine Medical Center Research Institute (S.B., P.T.L., V.D., C.J.R.), Scarborough, Maine 04074; Division of Endocrinology, University of Virginia (S.A.B.), Charlottesville, Virginia 22904; Division of Pharmacology (X.W., W.W., Y.W.), University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, Texas 75390; Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation (M.C.H.), Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510; Metabolism, Endocrinology and Diabetes Division (O.M.), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105; Harvard Dental School (R.B., S.L.), Boston, Massachusetts 02115; Department of Genetics (G.K., M.F.), Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032; Division of Endocrinology (C.S.K.), Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada A1B 3V6; and Division of Endocrinology (D.C.), University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/en.2014-1083DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4138567PMC
September 2014

Broadening the lens: university students and breastfeeding attitudes.

Breastfeed Med 2014 Jun 20;9(5):273-4. Epub 2014 Jan 20.

Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University , St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/bfm.2013.0099DOI Listing
June 2014

Selecting suitable solid organ transplant donors: Reducing the risk of donor-transmitted infections.

World J Transplant 2014 06;4(2):43-56

Christopher S Kovacs Jr, Christine E Koval, Steven D Mawhorter, Kyle D Brizendine, Eric D Cober, Cyndee Miranda, Rabin K Shrestha, Lucileia Teixeira, Sherif B Mossad, Department of Infectious Diseases, Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5500/wjt.v4.i2.43DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4094952PMC
June 2014

Bone metabolism in the fetus and neonate.

Pediatr Nephrol 2014 May 26;29(5):793-803. Epub 2013 Mar 26.

Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Health Sciences Centre, 300 Prince Philip Drive, St. John's, NL, A1B 3V6, Canada,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00467-013-2461-4DOI Listing
May 2014

Neither absence nor excess of FGF23 disturbs murine fetal-placental phosphorus homeostasis or prenatal skeletal development and mineralization.

Endocrinology 2014 May 6;155(5):1596-605. Epub 2014 Mar 6.

Faculty of Medicine-Endocrinology (Y.M., M.S., S.C.-H., B.J.K., C.S.K.), Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada A1B 3V6; McGill University and Jewish General Hospital, Montréal (A.C.K.), Québec, Canada H3T 1E2; and Department of Oral Medicine, Infection and Immunity (B.L.), Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5819.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/en.2013-2061DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3990847PMC
May 2014

Upregulation of calcitriol during pregnancy and skeletal recovery after lactation do not require parathyroid hormone.

J Bone Miner Res 2013 Sep;28(9):1987-2000

Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbmr.1925DOI Listing
September 2013

Maternal vitamin D deficiency: Fetal and neonatal implications.

Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 2013 Jun 14;18(3):129-135. Epub 2013 Feb 14.

Endocrinology and Metabolism, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John's, Newfoundland, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.siny.2013.01.005DOI Listing
June 2013

The role of vitamin D in pregnancy and lactation: insights from animal models and clinical studies.

Annu Rev Nutr 2012 Aug 5;32:97-123. Epub 2012 Apr 5.

Health Sciences Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-nutr-071811-150742DOI Listing
August 2012

Bone development in the fetus and neonate: role of the calciotropic hormones.

Curr Osteoporos Rep 2011 Dec;9(4):274-83

Medicine (Endocrinology and Metabolism), Obstetrics & Gynecology, and BioMedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Health Sciences Centre, 300 Prince Philip Drive, St. John's, Newfoundland, A1B 3V6, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11914-011-0073-0DOI Listing
December 2011

Calcium and bone metabolism disorders during pregnancy and lactation.

Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 2011 Dec;40(4):795-826

Health Sciences Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John's, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecl.2011.08.002DOI Listing
December 2011

Skeletal recovery after weaning does not require PTHrP.

J Bone Miner Res 2011 Jun;26(6):1242-51

Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John's, Newfoundland, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbmr.339DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3179289PMC
June 2011

Role of parathyroid hormone (PTH) and PTH-related protein (PTHrP) in regulating mineral homeostasis during fetal development.

Crit Rev Eukaryot Gene Expr 2010 ;20(3):235-73

Faculty of Medicine-Endocrinology, Health Sciences Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1615/critreveukargeneexpr.v20.i3.40DOI Listing
February 2011

Thymus-associated parathyroid hormone has two cellular origins with distinct endocrine and immunological functions.

PLoS Genet 2010 Dec 23;6(12):e1001251. Epub 2010 Dec 23.

Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1001251DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3009658PMC
December 2010

Parathyroid hormone regulates fetal-placental mineral homeostasis.

J Bone Miner Res 2010 Mar;25(3):594-605

Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1359/jbmr.090825DOI Listing
March 2010

Pregnancy up-regulates intestinal calcium absorption and skeletal mineralization independently of the vitamin D receptor.

Endocrinology 2010 Mar 5;151(3):886-95. Epub 2010 Jan 5.

Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/en.2009-1010DOI Listing
March 2010

Cinacalcet for hyperparathyroidism in pregnancy and puerperium.

J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 2009 Aug;22(8):741-9

Department of Internal Medicine, Rijnstate Hospital, Arnhem, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/jpem.2009.22.8.741DOI Listing
August 2009

Calcium channel TRPV6 is involved in murine maternal-fetal calcium transport.

J Bone Miner Res 2008 Aug;23(8):1249-56

Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1359/jbmr.080314DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2680174PMC
August 2008

Hemophilia, low bone mass, and osteopenia/osteoporosis.

Transfus Apher Sci 2008 Feb 5;38(1):33-40. Epub 2008 Feb 5.

Faculty of Medicine - Endocrinology, Health Sciences Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 300 Prince Philip Drive, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada A1B 3V6.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.transci.2007.12.003DOI Listing
February 2008

Calcitonin plays a critical role in regulating skeletal mineral metabolism during lactation.

Endocrinology 2006 Sep 4;147(9):4010-21. Epub 2006 May 4.

Faculty of Medicine-Endocrinology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 300 Prince Philip Drive, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada A1B 3V6.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/en.2005-1616DOI Listing
September 2006

Calcium and bone disorders during pregnancy and lactation.

Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 2006 Mar;35(1):21-51, v

Basic Medical Sciences, Health Sciences Centre, 300 Prince Philip Drive, St. John's, Newfoundland A1B 3V6, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecl.2005.09.004DOI Listing
March 2006

The vitamin D receptor is not required for fetal mineral homeostasis or for the regulation of placental calcium transfer in mice.

Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 2005 Jul 1;289(1):E133-44. Epub 2005 Mar 1.

Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 300 Prince Philip Dr., St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

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http://www.physiology.org/doi/10.1152/ajpendo.00354.2004
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July 2005

Calcium and bone metabolism during pregnancy and lactation.

J Mammary Gland Biol Neoplasia 2005 Apr;10(2):105-18

Faculty of Medicine - Endocrinology, Health Sciences Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10911-005-5394-0DOI Listing
April 2005

Ablation of calcitonin/calcitonin gene-related peptide-alpha impairs fetal magnesium but not calcium homeostasis.

Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 2004 Aug 23;287(2):E218-26. Epub 2004 Mar 23.

Faculty of Medicine-Endocrinology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajpendo.00023.2004DOI Listing
August 2004

Arrested pulmonary alveolar cytodifferentiation and defective surfactant synthesis in mice missing the gene for parathyroid hormone-related protein.

Dev Dyn 2004 Jun;230(2):278-89

Department of Pediatrics, Brown Medical School and Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02905-2499, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/dvdy.20058DOI Listing
June 2004

Physiological studies in heterozygous calcium sensing receptor (CaSR) gene-ablated mice confirm that the CaSR regulates calcitonin release in vivo.

BMC Physiol 2004 Apr 20;4. Epub 2004 Apr 20.

Faculty of Medicine, Endocrinology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John's, Newfoundland, A1B 3V6 Canada.

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http://bmcphysiol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1472-67
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6793-4-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC419359PMC
April 2004

More about hyperprolactinemia.

CMAJ 2004 Jan;170(2):176-7; author reply 177

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January 2004

Calcitropic gene expression suggests a role for the intraplacental yolk sac in maternal-fetal calcium exchange.

Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 2002 Mar;282(3):E721-32

Faculty of Medicine-Endocrinology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland A1B 3V6, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajpendo.00369.2001DOI Listing
March 2002