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International Journal of Hepatology
Volume 2012, Article ID 978136, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/978136
Research Article

Lipid Droplet Accumulation and Impaired Fat Efflux in Polarized Hepatic Cells: Consequences of Ethanol Metabolism

1Liver Study Unit-Research Service (151), VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System, 4101 Woolworth Avenue, Omaha, NE 68105, USA
2Departments of Internal Medicine and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198, USA
3Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA

Received 12 September 2011; Revised 22 November 2011; Accepted 8 December 2011

Academic Editor: Angela Dolganiuc

Copyright © 2012 Benita L. McVicker 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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