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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 795251, 4 pages
Natural Killer Cells in Healthy and Diseased Subjects
1Molecular Medicine, Department of Experimental Medicine, Instituto Giannina Gaslini, Genova 16147, Italy
2Receptor Cell Biology Section, Laboratory of Immunogenetics, NIAID, NIH, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
Received 19 June 2011; Accepted 19 June 2011
Copyright © 2011 Roberto Biassoni 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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