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Volume 2012, Article ID 194790, 11 pages
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Neuroprotective Effect of Uncaria rhynchophylla in Kainic Acid-Induced Epileptic Seizures by Modulating Hippocampal Mossy Fiber Sprouting, Neuron Survival, Astrocyte Proliferation, and S100B Expression

1Department of Neurology, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
2Graduate Institute of Acupuncture Science, China Medical University, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
3Acupuncture Research Center, China Medical University, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
4School of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
5Department of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung 40402, Taiwan

Received 1 April 2011; Revised 13 May 2011; Accepted 16 May 2011

Academic Editor: Ki-Wan Oh

Copyright © 2012 Chung-Hsiang 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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