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Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 134723, 8 pages
Effect of Antioxidant Mineral Elements Supplementation in the Treatment of Hypertension in Albino Rats
1Biochemistry Department, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, PMB, Sokoto 2346, Nigeria
2Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, PMB , Sokoto 2346, Nigeria
Received 15 April 2012; Accepted 21 May 2012
Academic Editor: Adrian Manea
Copyright © 2012 S. A. Muhammad 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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