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Volume 2014, Article ID 603409, 7 pages
Research Article

Pioglitazone Upregulates Angiotensin Converting Enzyme 2 Expression in Insulin-Sensitive Tissues in Rats with High-Fat Diet-Induced Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

1Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, 76 Linjiang Road, Chongqing 400010, China
2Department of Hematology and Oncology, Chongqing the Third Hospital, Chongqing 400014, China
3Institute of Life Sciences, Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing 400016, China

Received 19 August 2013; Accepted 18 October 2013; Published 14 January 2014

Academic Editors: K. D. Burns and D. M. Coldwell

Copyright © 2014 Wei Zhang 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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