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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 789764, 18 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/789764
Review Article

Preventive and Prophylactic Mechanisms of Action of Pomegranate Bioactive Constituents

1Nutritional Immunology and Molecular Medicine Laboratory, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
2Center for Modeling Immunity to Enteric Pathogens, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
3Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA

Received 29 November 2012; Accepted 20 March 2013

Academic Editor: Edwin L. Cooper

Copyright © 2013 Monica Viladomiu 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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