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Journal of Parasitology Research
Volume 2012, Article ID 625838, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/625838
Review Article

Lysophosphatidylcholine: A Novel Modulator of Trypanosoma cruzi Transmission

1Instituto de Bioquímica Médica at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), 21940-590 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
2Instituto Nacional de Ciência e Tecnologia em Entomologia Molecular (INCT), 21940-902 Rio de janeiro, RJ, Brazil

Received 29 April 2011; Revised 29 July 2011; Accepted 12 September 2011

Academic Editor: Dario Zamboni

Copyright © 2012 Mário A. C. Silva-Neto 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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