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Journal of Oncology
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 961243, 8 pages
Ganglioside GM3 Is Antiangiogenic in Malignant Brain Cancer
Department of Biology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
Received 17 December 2009; Revised 12 March 2010; Accepted 10 April 2010
Academic Editor: Arkadiusz Dudek
Copyright © 2010 Thomas N. Seyfried and Purna Mukherjee. 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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