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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 417675, 9 pages
The Role of Nephritis-Associated Plasmin Receptor (NAPlr) in Glomerulonephritis Associated with Streptococcal Infection
1Department of Nephrology, National Defense Medical College, 3-2 Namiki, Tokorozawa-shi, Saitama 359-8513, Japan
2Hemodialysis Unit, Himawari Clinic, Tokyo 196-0015, Japan
3Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, National Defense Medical College, Saiatama 359-8513, Japan
Received 26 March 2012; Accepted 20 July 2012
Academic Editor: Robert J. Parmer
Copyright © 2012 Takashi Oda 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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