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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 285063, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/285063
Research Article

MicroRNA-Mediated Regulation in Biological Systems with Oscillatory Behavior

1Department of Mathematics, Shanghai University, Shanghai 200444, China
2Institute of Systems Biology, Shanghai University, Shanghai 200444, China

Received 30 April 2013; Revised 3 June 2013; Accepted 4 June 2013

Academic Editor: Tao Huang

Copyright © 2013 Zhiyong Zhang 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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