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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2014, Article ID 704507, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/704507
Research Article

Specificity Study on Concentration of Monoamine Transmitters at Acupoint and Effect of Acupuncture on Its Distribution

College of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tianjin 300193, China

Received 5 August 2014; Accepted 15 September 2014; Published 2 December 2014

Academic Editor: Zhang Weibo

Copyright © 2014 Ting Luo and Yi Guo. 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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