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Mediators of Inflammation
Volume 2012, Article ID 692467, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/692467
Research Article

The PBDE-209 Exposure during Pregnancy and Lactation Impairs Immune Function in Rats

1The Third Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical College, The Medical Center for Critical Pregnant Women in Guangzhou, Duobao Road, No. 63, Guangzhou 510150, China
2Department of Pathology, Detroit Medical Center, Harper Hospital, School of Medicine, Wayne State University, 3990 John R, Detroit, MI 48201, USA

Received 5 November 2011; Revised 17 January 2012; Accepted 19 January 2012

Academic Editor: Antonio Macciò

Copyright © 2012 Xianbao Liu 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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