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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 348539, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/348539
Review Article

A Novel Strategy for Inducing the Antitumor Effects of Triterpenoid Compounds: Blocking the Protumoral Functions of Tumor-Associated Macrophages via STAT3 Inhibition

Department of Cell Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, Kumamoto University, 1-1-1 Honjo, Kumamoto 860-8556, Japan

Received 1 January 2014; Accepted 4 February 2014; Published 11 March 2014

Academic Editor: Masahisa Jinushi

Copyright © 2014 Yukio Fujiwara 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

Yukio Fujiwara, Motohiro Takeya, and Yoshihiro Komohara, “A Novel Strategy for Inducing the Antitumor Effects of Triterpenoid Compounds: Blocking the Protumoral Functions of Tumor-Associated Macrophages via STAT3 Inhibition,” BioMed Research International, vol. 2014, Article ID 348539, 11 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/348539