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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 589365, 9 pages
Research Article

Inhibition of Connexin 26/43 and Extracellular-Regulated Kinase Protein Plays a Critical Role in Melatonin Facilitated Gap Junctional Intercellular Communication in Hydrogen Peroxide-Treated HaCaT Keratinocyte Cells

1College of Oriental Medicine, Kyung Hee University, 1 Hoegi-dong, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul 131-701, Republic of Korea
2College of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Kyung Hee University, Yongin 446-701, Republic of Korea

Received 26 August 2012; Accepted 26 September 2012

Academic Editor: Y. Ohta

Copyright © 2012 Hyo-Jung Lee 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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