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Hammes H-P et al. (2003) Benfotiamine blocks three major pathways of hyperglycemic damage and prevents experimental diabetic retinopathy. Nature Medicine 9: 294-299.

Ibner FL, Blass JP, and Brin M (1982) Thiamin in the elderly, relation to alcoholism and to neurological degenerative disease. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 36:1067-1082.

Luyken R (ed.) (1990) Polyneuritis in Chickens, or the Origin of Vitamin Research [First English edition of papers by Christian Eijkman published 1890-1896]. Basle: Roche.

McConachie I and Haskew A (1988) Thiamine status after major trauma. Intensive Care Medicine 14: 628-631.

Pepersack T, Garbusinski J, Robberecht J et al. (1999) Clinical relevance of thiamine status amongst hospitalised elderly patients. Gerontology 45: 96-101.

Tang CM, Rolfe M, Wells JC, and Cham K (1989) Outbreak of beri-beri in the Gambia. Lancet 2: 206-207.

Thurnham DI (1978) Thiamin. In: Rechcigl M Jr (ed.) Nutrition Disorders, pp. 3-14. West Palm Beach, FL: CRC Press.

Thurnham DI (2004) An overview of interactions between micronutrients and of micronutrients with drugs, genes and immune mechanisms. Nutrition Research Reviews 17: 211-240.

Victor M, Adams RD, and Collins GH (1971) The clinical findings. In: F Plum and FH McDowell (eds.) The Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome, pp. 16-34. Oxford: Blackwell.

Williams RR (1961) Towards the Conquest of Beriberi Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

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