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Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity
Volume 2012, Article ID 761710, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/761710
Research Article

Protective Effects of Aspirin from Cardiac Hypertrophy and Oxidative Stress in Cardiomyopathic Hamsters

1Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Université de Montréal, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, 2900 Edouard Montpetit, Montréal QC, Canada H3T 1J4
2Clinical Research Institute of Montreal (CRIM), 110 Pine Ave. West, Montréal QC, Canada H2W 1R7

Received 10 April 2012; Revised 31 May 2012; Accepted 1 June 2012

Academic Editor: Adrian Manea

Copyright © 2012 Rong Wu 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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