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Mediators of Inflammation
Volume 2006, Article ID 24827, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/MI/2006/24827
Research Communication

Unexpected Smoking-Linked High MMP-9 in Induced Sputum of Hazardous Dust-Exposed Workers

1Occupational and Environmental Health Center, Clalit Health Services, Tel-Aviv, Israel
2The Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv 69978, Israel
3National Lab Service for ILD, Institute of Pulmonary and Allergic Diseases, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel-Aviv 64239, Israel

Received 13 October 2005; Accepted 12 December 2005

Copyright © 2006 Yehuda Lerman 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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