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Advances in Pharmacological Sciences
Volume 2016, Article ID 8195381, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/8195381
Research Article

Cytotoxic Activity of Holothuria leucospilota Extract against Leishmania infantum In Vitro

1Research Institute for Infectious Diseases of Digestive System, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
2Department of Medical Parasitology and Mycology and Cellular and Molecular Research Center, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran
3Department of Medical Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran

Received 15 November 2015; Accepted 27 January 2016

Academic Editor: Antonio Ferrer-Montiel

Copyright © 2016 Shahram Khademvatan 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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