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International Journal of Endocrinology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 235680, 7 pages
Association of MICA Alleles with Autoimmune Thyroid Disease in Korean Children
1Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine and Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea, 505 Banpo-Dong, Seocho-Gu, Seoul 137-040, Republic of Korea
2Department of Microbiology, College of Medicine and Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea, 505 Banpo-Dong, Seocho-Gu, Seoul 137-040, Republic of Korea
3Catholic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Bank, College of Medicine and Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea, 505 Banpo-Dong, Seocho-Gu, Seoul 137-040, Republic of Korea
Received 7 August 2012; Revised 19 October 2012; Accepted 20 October 2012
Academic Editor: Ajai Kumar Srivastav
Copyright © 2012 Won Kyoung Cho 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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