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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 790436, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/790436
Review Article

Evaluation of Itch by Using NC/NgaTnd Mice: A Model of Human Atopic Dermatitis

Laboratory of Veterinary Molecular Pathology and Therapeutics, Division of Animal Life Science, Graduate School, Institute of Agriculture, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, 3-5-8 Saiwai-cho, Fuchu, Tokyo 183-8509, Japan

Received 15 September 2010; Accepted 28 October 2010

Academic Editor: Andrea Vecchione

Copyright © 2011 Akane Tanaka and Hiroshi Matsuda. 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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