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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 814054, 4 pages
Oral Glutamine Supplement Inhibits Ascites Formation in Peritoneal Carcinomatosis Mouse Model
1Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
2Mackay Junior College of Medicine, Nursing and Management, Taipei, Taiwan
3Mackay Medical College, New Taipei, Taiwan
4Department of Radiation Oncology, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
5Graduate Institute of Pharmacology, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
Received 12 July 2013; Accepted 12 September 2013
Academic Editor: Antoni Castells
Copyright © 2013 Ming-Jen Chen 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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