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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2013, Article ID 350949, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/350949
Research Article

ATP Release from Mast Cells by Physical Stimulation: A Putative Early Step in Activation of Acupuncture Points

1Acupuncture and Moxibustion College, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1200 Cailun Road, Shanghai 201203, China
2Shanghai Research Center for Acupuncture and Meridians, 199 Guoshoujing Road, Shanghai 201203, China
3Research Centre, Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal, 3850 St. Urbain Street, Montréal, QC, Canada H2W 1T8
4Department of Biology and Environmental Protection, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, 1/2 Dluga Street, 61-848 Poznan, Poland
5Department of Medicine, Université de Montréal, Montreal, QC, Canada H3C 3T5
6Institute for Biophysics, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Max-von-Laue Straβe 1, 60438 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Received 10 March 2013; Revised 10 May 2013; Accepted 16 May 2013

Academic Editor: Yi-Hung Chen

Copyright © 2013 Lina Wang 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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