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PPAR Research
Volume 2012, Article ID 809164, 13 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/809164
Review Article

PPARγ Ligands Regulate Noncontractile and Contractile Functions of Airway Smooth Muscle: Implications for Asthma Therapy

Department of Pharmacology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia

Received 6 February 2012; Accepted 12 June 2012

Academic Editor: Virender K. Rehan

Copyright © 2012 Chantal Donovan 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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