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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 597086, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/597086
Research Article

Substance P Signaling Contributes to Granuloma Formation in Taenia crassiceps Infection, a Murine Model of Cysticercosis

1Section of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
2Division of Gastroenterology, Tufts New England Medical Center, 750 Washington St., Box 233, Boston, MA 02111, USA

Received 8 August 2009; Revised 19 October 2009; Accepted 4 November 2009

Academic Editor: Luis I. Terrazas

Copyright © 2010 Armandina Garza 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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