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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 539316, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/539316
Research Article

Expressions of MMPs and TIMP-1 in Gastric Ulcers May Differentiate H. pylori-Infected from NSAID-Related Ulcers

1Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, 138 Sheng Li Road, Tainan 70403, Taiwan
2Department of Internal Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, 138 Sheng Li Road, Tainan 70403, Taiwan
3Department of Pathology, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, 138 Sheng Li Road, Tainan 70403, Taiwan
4Department of Pathology, Ton-Yen General Hospital, 69 Xian Zheng 2nd Road, Zhubei, Hsinchu 30268, Taiwan
5Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, 138 Sheng Li Road, Tainan 70403, Taiwan

Received 7 December 2011; Accepted 3 January 2012

Academic Editor: Konstantinos Karmiris

Copyright © 2012 Hsiu-Chi Cheng 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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