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Mediators of Inflammation
Volume 2011, Article ID 703031, 7 pages
Research Article

Apelin Serum Level in Egyptian Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C

1Biochemistry Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Ain Shams University, Abassia, Cairo 11566, Egypt
2Tropical Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo 11566, Egypt

Received 8 May 2011; Revised 8 July 2011; Accepted 25 August 2011

Academic Editor: Giamila Fantuzzi

Copyright © 2011 Hala O. El-Mesallamy 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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