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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 548280, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/548280
Review Article

A New Insight into Hepatitis C Vaccine Development

Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, No. 1 Chang-Te Street, Taipei 100, Taiwan

Received 14 December 2009; Revised 25 February 2010; Accepted 5 April 2010

Academic Editor: Zhengguo Xiao

Copyright © 2010 Chun I. Yu and Bor-Luen Chiang. 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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