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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 510978, 5 pages
Budding of Taenia crassiceps Cysticerci In Vitro Is Promoted by Crowding in Addition to Hormonal, Stress, and Energy-Related Signals
Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, A.P. 70228, C.P. 04510, México D.F., Mexico
Received 19 August 2009; Accepted 23 October 2009
Academic Editor: Jorge Morales-Montor
Copyright © 2010 Pedro Ostoa-Saloma 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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