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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 219060, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/219060
Research Article

Investigation of Hepatoprotective Activity of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells in the Mouse Model of Liver Injury

1Institute of Pharmacology, National Yang-Ming University, No. 155, Section 2, Linong Street, Taipei 11221, Taiwan
2Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and Su-Ao & Yuan-Shan Branch, No. 201, Section 2, Shih-Pai Road, Taipei 11217, Taiwan
3School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, No. 155, Section 2, Linong Street, Taipei 11221, Taiwan
4Division of General Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No. 201, Section 2, Shih-Pai Road, Taipei 11217, Taiwan
5Division of Gastroenterology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No. 201, Section 2, Shih-Pai Road, Taipei 11217, Taiwan
6Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No. 201, Section 2, Shih-Pai Road, Taipei 11217, Taiwan
7Graduate Institute of Pharmacy, National Defense Medical Center, No. 161, Section 6, Minquan E. Road, Taipei 11490, Taiwan
8Department of Medical Research & Education, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No. 201, Section 2, Shih-Pai Road, Taipei 11217, Taiwan

Received 5 April 2011; Accepted 27 May 2011

Academic Editor: Ken-ichi Isobe

Copyright © 2011 Chih-Hung Chiang 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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