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Laxative effects of partially defatted flaxseed meal on normal and experimental constipated mice

  • Jiqu Xu1, 2,
  • Xiaoqi Zhou3,
  • Chang Chen4,
  • Qianchun Deng1, 2,
  • Qingde Huang1, 2,
  • Jin'e Yang1, 2,
  • Nianhong Yang3 and
  • Fenghong Huang1, 2Email author
BMC Complementary and Alternative MedicineThe official journal of the International Society for Complementary Medicine Research (ISCMR)201212:14

DOI: 10.1186/1472-6882-12-14

Received: 8 November 2011

Accepted: 9 March 2012

Published: 9 March 2012

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Original Submission
8 Nov 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
2 Dec 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Grant Pierce
8 Dec 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Iain Brownlee
5 Jan 2012 Author responded Author comments - fenghong huang
Resubmission - Version 3
5 Jan 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
18 Feb 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Iain Brownlee
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
9 Mar 2012 Editorially accepted
9 Mar 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-6882-12-14

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Product Processing and Nutriology, Oil Crops Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Hubei Key Laboratory of Lipid Chemistry and Nutrition, Oil Crops Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Department of Gastroenterology, The No.1 Hospital of Yichang