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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 597086, 6 pages
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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