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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 280496, 10 pages
Tamoxifen Treatment in Hamsters Induces Protection during Taeniosis by Taenia solium
1Unidad de Medicina Experimental, Hospital General de México, México, DF 06726, Mexico
2Departamento de Inmunología, Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, AP 70228, México, DF 04510, Mexico
3Departamento de Medicina Experimental, Hospital General de México, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, DF 06726, Mexico
Received 7 August 2012; Revised 28 September 2012; Accepted 12 October 2012
Academic Editor: Abhay R. Satoskar
Copyright © 2013 Galileo Escobedo 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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