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Volume 2014, Article ID 965971, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/965971
Research Article

Serum YKL-40 Levels and Chitotriosidase Activity in Patients with Beta-Thalassemia Major

1Center for Integrated Research, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Microbiology, Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome, 00128 Rome, Italy
2Center of Microcitemia, 95123 Catania, Italy
3IRMA, Acireale, 95024 Catania, Italy
4Department of Surgery and Cancer, Parturition Research Group, Institute of Reproduction and Developmental Biology, Imperial College London, London W12 0NN, UK
5Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Catania and Institute of Biomolecular Chemistry, CNR, 95125 Catania, Italy

Received 31 October 2013; Accepted 29 January 2014; Published 8 April 2014

Academic Editor: Yi-Chia Huang

Copyright © 2014 Maria Musumeci 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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