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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 316980, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/316980
Research Article

Taenia crassiceps Infection Does Not Influence the Development of Experimental Rheumatoid Arthritis

1Unidad de Biomedicina, Facultad de Estudios Superiores Iztacala, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), 54090 Tlalnepantla, MEX, Mexico
2Carrera de Medicina, Facultad de Estudios Superiores Iztacala, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), 54090 Tlalnepantla, MEX, Mexico

Received 14 August 2012; Accepted 12 October 2012

Academic Editor: Abhay R. Satoskar

Copyright © 2013 Aaxin M. Ortiz-Flores 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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