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Mediators of Inflammation
Volume 2010, Article ID 380948, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/380948
Research Article

The Potency of Hyaluronan of Different Molecular Weights in the Stimulation of Blood Phagocytes

1Institute of Biophysics, The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v. v. i., Královopolská 135, 612 65 Brno, Czech Republic
2Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Kotlářská 2, 611 37 Brno, Czech Republic

Received 1 November 2010; Accepted 20 December 2010

Academic Editor: Andrew Parker

Copyright © 2010 Barbora Safrankova 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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