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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 201414, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/201414
Research Article

Tetraarsenic Hexoxide Induces Beclin-1-Induced Autophagic Cell Death as well as Caspase-Dependent Apoptosis in U937 Human Leukemic Cells

1Department of Biochemistry, Dongeui University College of Oriental Medicine and Department of Biomaterial Control (BK21 Program), Dongeui University Graduate School, 42 San, Yangjung-don, Busan 614-052, Republic of Korea
2Department of Internal Medicine, Institute of Health Sciences and Gyeongnam Regional Cancer Center, Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine, 90 Chilam-dong, Jinju 660-702, Republic of Korea
3Department of Internal Medicine, Institute of Health Sciences, Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine, Jinju 660-702, Republic of Korea
4Institute of Life Science and School of Veterinary Medicine, Gyeongsang National University, Jinju 660-701, Republic of Korea
5Department of Neurosurgery, Institute of Health Sciences, Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine, Jinju 660-702, Republic of Korea
6Laboratory of Immunobiology, Department of Marine Life Sciences, Jeju National University, Jeju 690-756, Republic of Korea
7Department of Chemistry, Hanyang University, Seoul 133-791, Republic of Korea
8Department of Urology, Chungbuk National University College of Medicine, Cheongju, Chungbuk 361-763, Republic of Korea

Received 7 May 2011; Revised 24 June 2011; Accepted 24 June 2011

Academic Editor: Shrikant Anant

Copyright © 2012 Min Ho Han 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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