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ISRN Inflammation
Volume 2012, Article ID 347852, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/347852
Research Article

Angiotensin Type 1a Receptor Signaling Is Not Necessary for the Production of Reactive Oxygen Species in Polymorphonuclear Leukocytes

Department of Pediatrics, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Moriguchi 570-8506, Japan

Received 18 October 2012; Accepted 6 November 2012

Academic Editors: A. Jalili, A. Kamal, and F. Klebl

Copyright © 2012 Fumiko Yamato 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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