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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 418023, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/418023
Research Article

Protective Effect of Hericium erinaceus on Alcohol Induced Hepatotoxicity in Mice

1Department of Gastroenterology, Tangshan Gongren Hospital, Tangshan 06300, China
2Department of Intensive Care Unit, Hebei United University Affiliated Hospital, Tangshan 06300, China
3Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Tangshan Gongren Hospital, Tangshan 06300, China

Received 6 July 2014; Accepted 22 July 2014

Academic Editor: John E. Smith

Copyright © 2015 Lijun Hao 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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