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Biochemistry Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 270545, 4 pages
Prooxidant-Antioxidant Balance in Umbilical Cord Blood of Infants with Meconium Stained of Amniotic Fluid
1Department of Biology, School of Sciences, Payame Noor University, Mashhad 91735433, Iran
2Neonatal Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad 9137913316, Iran
3Department of Chemistry, School of Science, Payame Noor University, Mashhad 91735433, Iran
4Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, OM-Albanin Hospital, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad 9144663595, Iran
5Department of New Science and Technologies, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad 9177948564, Iran
6Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad 9138913131, Iran
7Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Research Group, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad 9177948564, Iran
Received 15 July 2013; Accepted 2 October 2013
Academic Editor: Vladimir Uversky
Copyright © 2013 Mohammad Hassan Arjmand 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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