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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 852419, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/852419
Review Article

Epithelial Cell Coculture Models for Studying Infectious Diseases: Benefits and Limitations

1School of Medical Sciences and Griffith Health Institute, Centre for Medicine and Oral Health, Griffith University, Southport, QLD 4222, Australia
2School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, the University of Queensland, QLD 4072, Australia

Received 4 May 2011; Revised 19 July 2011; Accepted 27 July 2011

Academic Editor: Anthony L. DeVico

Copyright © 2011 Benjamin L. Duell 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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