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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 302693, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/302693
Research Article

Psychological Stress Alters Ultrastructure and Energy Metabolism of Masticatory Muscle in Rats

Department of General Dentistry and Emergency, School of Stomatology, The Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, Shanxi 710032, China

Received 1 June 2010; Revised 14 September 2010; Accepted 16 September 2010

Academic Editor: M. Smith

Copyright © 2010 Yong-Jin Chen 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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