Funding for this research was provided by:
Else Kröner-Fresenius-Stiftung (2015_A130)
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (TH-784/2-2, TH-784/2-1)
Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft (‘Aging, Metabolic Programming, AMPro’)
Tethys Bioscience Inc. (not applicable)
Singulex (not applicable)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2020-03-12
Received: 20 January 2020
Accepted: 21 February 2020
First Online: 12 March 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The studies were approved by the local authorities and carried out in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki. All participants provided written informed consent.
: Not applicable.
: WK has received personal fees for consulting and lectures from AstraZeneca, Novartis, Pfizer, The Medicines Company, DalCor, Kowa, Amgen, Corvidia, Berlin-Chemie, and Sanofi, and non-financial support from Beckmann, Singulex, Abbott, and Roche Diagnostics. The other authors declare that they have no competing interests.