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Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 291087, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/291087
Research Article

Low-Dose Radiation Activates Akt and Nrf2 in the Kidney of Diabetic Mice: A Potential Mechanism to Prevent Diabetic Nephropathy

1School of Public Health of Jilin University, Changchun 130021, China
2Chinese-American Research Institute for Diabetic Complications, Wenzhou Medical College, Chashan University Park, Wenzhou 325035, China
3The Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, The University of Louisville, 570 South Preston Street, Baxter I Building Suite 304F, Louisville, KY 40059, USA
4Norman Bethune College of Medicine, Jilin University, Changchun 130021, China
5Norman Bethune First Hospital, Jilin University, Changchun 130021, China
6Engineering Research Center of Bioreactor and Pharmaceutical Development, Jilin Agricultural University, Changchun 130118, China
7Departments of Pharmacology and Toxicology and Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine, The University of Louisville, 570 South Preston Street, Baxter I Building Suite 304F, Louisville, KY 40059, USA

Received 9 October 2012; Revised 22 October 2012; Accepted 24 October 2012

Academic Editor: Jingbo Pi

Copyright © 2012 Xiao Xing 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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