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Arthritis
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 648537, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/648537
Research Article

Expression of Angiotensin II Receptor-1 in Human Articular Chondrocytes

1Department of Biochemistry, Institute of Medical Science, St. Marianna University School of Medicine, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa 2168511, Japan
2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Yokohama City University, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa 2360004, Japan
3Department of Frontier Medicine, Institute of Medical Science, St. Marianna University School of Medicine, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa 2168512, Japan
4Department of Joint Disease and Rheumatism, Nippon Medical School, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 1138603, Japan
5Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St. Marianna University School of Medicine, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa 2168511, Japan
6Graduate School of Nutritional Science, Sagami Women's University, Sagamihara-shi, Kanagawa 2520383, Japan

Received 10 August 2012; Revised 21 November 2012; Accepted 5 December 2012

Academic Editor: George D. Kitas

Copyright © 2012 Yuki Kawakami 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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