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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 727143, 8 pages
Aldose Reductase Inhibitory Activity of Compounds from Zea mays L.
1Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Hallym University, Chuncheon 200-702, Republic of Korea
2Institute of Natural Medicine, Hallym University, Chuncheon 200-702, Republic of Korea
3Department of Biochemistry, College of Medicine, Hallym University, Chuncheon 200-702, Republic of Korea
Received 9 November 2012; Revised 11 January 2013; Accepted 11 January 2013
Academic Editor: Elvira Gonzalez De Mejia
Copyright © 2013 Tae Hyeon Kim 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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