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Serum uric acid, the endothelium and hypertension: an association revisited

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Reynolds, T. Serum uric acid, the endothelium and hypertension: an association revisited. J Hum Hypertens 21, 591–593 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.jhh.1002239

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