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International Journal of Endocrinology
Volume 2013, Article ID 405127, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/405127
Research Article

Low Concentrations of Corticosterone Exert Stimulatory Effects on Macrophage Function in a Manner Dependent on Glucocorticoid Receptors

1Department of Anesthesiology, Xinqiao Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing 400037, China
2State Key Laboratory of Trauma, Burns, and Combined Injury, Research Institute of Surgery, Daping Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing 400042, China
3Medical Department, Xinqiao Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing 400037, China

Received 14 June 2013; Revised 24 August 2013; Accepted 25 August 2013

Academic Editor: Mario Maggi

Copyright © 2013 He-Jiang Zhong 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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