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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2013, Article ID 721729, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/721729
Research Article

Sang-qi Granula Reduces Blood Pressure and Myocardial Fibrosis by Suppressing Inflammatory Responses Associated with the Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptors and Nuclear Factor κB Protein in Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats

1China-Japan Freindship Hospital, China
2Tasly Microcirculation Research Center, Peking University Health Science Center, Beijing, China

Received 22 March 2013; Revised 8 August 2013; Accepted 18 August 2013

Academic Editor: Hao Xu

Copyright © 2013 Lan-Yu Chen 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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