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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 707586, 6 pages
Withaferin A Induces Proteasome-Dependent Degradation of Breast Cancer Susceptibility Gene 1 and Heat Shock Factor 1 Proteins in Breast Cancer Cells
1Department of Surgery, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
2Department of Medicinal Chemistry, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA
Received 23 May 2012; Accepted 1 August 2012
Academic Editors: A. Azem, A.-M. Lambeir, B. Penke, and A. Tavares
Copyright © 2012 Xuan Zhang 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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