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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 509134, 7 pages
Metabonomics-Based Study of Clinical Urine Samples in Suboptimal Health with Different Syndromes
School of Pre-Clinical Medicine, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing 100029, China
Received 18 September 2012; Revised 2 December 2012; Accepted 2 December 2012
Academic Editor: William C. S. Cho
Copyright © 2013 Hai-Zhen Cui 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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