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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2009 (2009), Article ID 729197, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/729197
Research Article

Production of Polyclonal Antibody against Interleukin-33 and Assessment of Its Distribution in Murine Liver and Lung

Institute of Inflammation and Immune Diseases, Shantou University Medical College, Shantou 515041, China

Received 20 June 2009; Revised 11 August 2009; Accepted 6 September 2009

Academic Editor: Kostas Iatrou

Copyright © 2009 Xiaojin Liu 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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