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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 232461, 9 pages
In Vitro Effects of Herbicides and Insecticides on Human Breast Cells
Department of Biology, Millikin University, 1184 West Main Street, Decatur, IL 62522, USA
Received 14 August 2012; Accepted 11 September 2012
Academic Editors: G. C. Jagetia and T. E. Stoker
Copyright © 2012 Jessica D. Rich et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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