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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 937061, 9 pages
Intravesical Dimethyl Sulfoxide Inhibits Acute and Chronic Bladder Inflammation in Transgenic Experimental Autoimmune Cystitis Models
1Department of Urology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611-3008, USA
2Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1089, USA
Received 8 September 2010; Accepted 20 October 2010
Academic Editor: Oreste Gualillo
Copyright © 2011 Ronald Kim 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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