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Lessons From the KK-Ay Mouse, a Spontaneous Animal Model for the Treatment of human Type 2 Diabetic Nephropathy

Yasuhiko Tomino 1 , *
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1 Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Juntendo University Faculty of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
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  • Nephro-Urology Monthly: June 01, 2012, 4 (3); 524-529
  • Published Online: June 20, 2012
  • Article Type: Review Article
  • Received: July 27, 2011
  • Revised: September 6, 2011
  • Accepted: September 15, 2011
  • DOI: 10.5812/numonthly.1954

To Cite: Tomino Y. Lessons From the KK-Ay Mouse, a Spontaneous Animal Model for the Treatment of human Type 2 Diabetic Nephropathy, Nephro-Urol Mon. 2012 ; 4(3):524-529. doi: 10.5812/numonthly.1954.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Characteristics of KK-Ay Mouse
4. Approaches to the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetic Nephropathy
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