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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 464701, 9 pages
Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion Model in Rodents: Methods and Potential Pitfalls
1Department of Neuroscience, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
2Department of Neurology, University of Connecticut Health Center and The Stroke Center at Hartford Hospital, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
Received 15 September 2010; Revised 23 December 2010; Accepted 23 December 2010
Academic Editor: Andrea Vecchione
Copyright © 2011 Fudong Liu and Louise D. McCullough. 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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