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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 628750, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/628750
Research Article

Effect of Piper sarmentosum Extract on the Cardiovascular System of Diabetic Sprague-Dawley Rats: Electron Microscopic Study

1Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Raja Muda Abd Aziz, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Raja Muda Abd Aziz, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Received 11 April 2012; Accepted 15 November 2012

Academic Editor: Benny Tan Kwong Huat

Copyright © 2012 Zar Chi Thent 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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