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Volume 2011, Article ID 523596, 13 pages
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Emodin Induces Apoptotic Death in Murine Myelomonocytic Leukemia WEHI-3 Cells In Vitro and Enhances Phagocytosis in Leukemia Mice In Vivo

1School of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung 404, Taiwan
2School of Post-Baccalaureate Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung 404, Taiwan
3Department of Chinese Medicine and Chinese Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung 404, Taiwan
4School of Pharmacy, China Medical University, Taichung 404, Taiwan
5Department of Pharmacology, China Medical University, Taichung 404, Taiwan
6Department of Health and Nutrition Biotechnology, Asia University, Taichung 412, Taiwan
7Department of Life Sciences, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung 402, Taiwan
8Department of Biological Science and Technology, China Medical University, Taichung 404, Taiwan
9Department of Food and Beverage Management, Technology and Science Institute of Northern Taiwan, Taipei 112, Taiwan
10Department of Biotechnology, Asia University, Taichung 412, Taiwan

Received 6 January 2011; Revised 28 February 2011; Accepted 3 March 2011

Copyright © 2011 Yuan-Chang Chang 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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