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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 626397, 11 pages
The Antiobesity Effect of Polygonum aviculare L. Ethanol Extract in High-Fat Diet-Induced Obese Mice
1Basic Herbal Medicine Research Group, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Daejeon 305-811, Republic of Korea
2Herbal Material Management Team, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Daejeon 305-811, Republic of Korea
Received 21 August 2012; Revised 22 December 2012; Accepted 31 December 2012
Academic Editor: Ki-Wan Oh
Copyright © 2013 Yoon-Young Sung 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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