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International Journal of Hepatology
Volume 2013, Article ID 686420, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/686420
Research Article

Pathogenic Role of Iron Deposition in Reticuloendothelial Cells during the Development of Chronic Hepatitis C

1Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kawaramachi Hirokouji, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8566, Osaka 564-0013, Japan
2Saiseikai Suita Hospital, Suita, Japan

Received 26 November 2012; Revised 28 February 2013; Accepted 15 March 2013

Academic Editor: Kazuhiko Koike

Copyright © 2013 Hironori Mitsuyoshi 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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