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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 408638, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/408638
Research Article

Reduced T Cell Receptor Excision Circle Levels in the Colonic Mucosa of Microscopic Colitis Patients Indicate Local Proliferation rather than Homing of Peripheral Lymphocytes to the Inflamed Mucosa

1School of Health and Medical Sciences, Örebro University, 70182 Örebro, Sweden
2Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Örebro University Hospital, 70185 Örebro, Sweden
3School of Medicine, Örebro University, 70182 Örebro, Sweden

Received 23 April 2013; Revised 20 June 2013; Accepted 24 June 2013

Academic Editor: Tadayuki Oshima

Copyright © 2013 Ashok Kumar Kumawat 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.

How to Cite this Article

Ashok Kumar Kumawat, Kristina Elgbratt, Curt Tysk, Johan Bohr, and Elisabeth Hultgren Hörnquist, “Reduced T Cell Receptor Excision Circle Levels in the Colonic Mucosa of Microscopic Colitis Patients Indicate Local Proliferation rather than Homing of Peripheral Lymphocytes to the Inflamed Mucosa,” BioMed Research International, vol. 2013, Article ID 408638, 6 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/408638