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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 640752, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/640752
Research Article

Dual Effects of Cigarette Smoke Extract on Proliferation of Endothelial Progenitor Cells and the Protective Effect of 5-aza-2′-deoxycytidine on EPCs against the Damage Caused by CSE

1Intensive Care Unit, The Second Xiangya Hospital, Central-South University, No. 139 Middle Renmin Road, Changsha, Hunan 410011, China
2Department of Respiratory Medicine, The Second Xiangya Hospital, Central-South University, No. 139 Middle Renmin Road, Changsha, Hunan 410011, China
3Division of Respiratory Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, The Second Xiangya Hospital, Central-South University, No. 139 Middle Renmin Road, Changsha, Hunan 410011, China
4Department of Respiratory Medicine, The Third Hospital of Changsha, No. 176 West Laodong Road, Changsha, Hunan 410015, China
5Department of Geriatric Medicine, The Second Xiangya Hospital, Central-South University, No. 139 Middle Renmin Road, Changsha, Hunan 410011, China

Received 6 November 2013; Revised 7 January 2014; Accepted 7 January 2014; Published 18 February 2014

Academic Editor: Christina Pabelick

Copyright © 2014 Zhi-Hui He 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.

How to Cite this Article

Zhi-Hui He, Ping Chen, Yan Chen, et al., “Dual Effects of Cigarette Smoke Extract on Proliferation of Endothelial Progenitor Cells and the Protective Effect of 5-aza-2′-deoxycytidine on EPCs against the Damage Caused by CSE,” BioMed Research International, vol. 2014, Article ID 640752, 9 pages, 2014. https://doi.org/10.1155/2014/640752.