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Advances in Pharmacological Sciences
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 304317, 11 pages
Polysaccharides of St. John's Wort Herb Stimulate NHDF Proliferation and NEHK Differentiation via Influence on Extracellular Structures and Signal Pathways
Institute for Pharmaceutical Biology and Phytochemistry, Westphalian Wilhelms University of Münster, Hittorfstra Be 56, 48149 Münster, Germany
Received 3 February 2012; Revised 13 April 2012; Accepted 13 April 2012
Academic Editor: Abdelwahab Omri
Copyright © 2012 S. Abakuks and A. M. Deters. 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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