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Mediators of Inflammation
Volume 2006, Article ID 85019, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/MI/2006/85019
Research Communication

Comparison of Effects of Smoking and Smokeless Tobacco “Maras Powder” Use on Humoral Immune System Parameters

1Department of Microbiology, KSU Medical School, Kahramanmaras 46050, Turkey
2Department of Public Health, KSU Medical School, Kahramanmaras 46050, Turkey
3Department of Family Medicine, KSU Medical School, Kahramanmaras 46050, Turkey

Received 26 November 2005; Revised 8 February 2006; Accepted 14 February 2006

Copyright © 2006 Murat Aral 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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