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Advances in Pharmacological Sciences
Volume 2014, Article ID 820589, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/820589
Research Article

Response of Bone Resorption Markers to Aristolochia longa Intake by Algerian Breast Cancer Postmenopausal Women

1Laboratory of Bioconversion, Microbial engineering and Health Safety, Department of Biology, University of Mascara, 29000 Mascara, Algeria
2Laboratory of Research on Biological Systems and Geomatics, University of Mascara, 29000 Mascara, Algeria

Received 27 January 2014; Accepted 10 April 2014; Published 30 April 2014

Academic Editor: Thérèse Di Paolo-Chênevert

Copyright © 2014 Bachir Benarba 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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