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Divergent phenotypes in siblings with identical novel mutations in the HNF-1α gene leading to maturity onset diabetes of the young type 3

  • Birgit Knebel1,
  • Susanne Mack2,
  • Jutta Haas2,
  • Mona Kathrin Herman-Friede2,
  • Simone Lange2,
  • Oliver Schubert3,
  • Jorg Kotzka1 and
  • Dirk Muller-Wieland2Email author
BMC Medical GeneticsBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201617:36

Received: 20 August 2015

Accepted: 15 April 2016

Published: 4 May 2016

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Original Submission
20 Aug 2015 Submitted Original manuscript
29 Mar 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Helen Lunt
13 Apr 2016 Author responded Author comments - Birgit Knebel
Resubmission - Version 2
13 Apr 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
15 Apr 2016 Editorially accepted
4 May 2016 Article published 10.1186/s12881-016-0297-z

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Authors’ Affiliations

Institute of Clinical Biochemistry and Pathobiochemistry, German Diabetes Center at the Heinrich-Heine-University Duesseldorf, Leibniz Center for Diabetes Research
Institute for Diabetes Research, Department of General Internal Medicine, Asklepios Clinic St. Georg, Asklepios Campus Hamburg, Medical Faculty of Semmelweis University
Diabetes Care Center Buxtehude