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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 346510, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/346510
Research Article

Cassia tora Linn Cream Inhibits Ultraviolet-B-Induced Psoriasis in Rats

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Jaipur National University, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302025, India

Received 30 November 2011; Accepted 11 January 2012

Academic Editors: G. Chodorowska and A. Zalewska

Copyright © 2012 Manmohan Singhal and Niraj Kansara. 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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