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:: Volume 9, Issue 2 (9-2010) ::
3 2010, 9(2): 41-0 Back to browse issues page
In-vitro Immunomodulatory Activity of extracts of Bauhinia vareigata Linn bark on Human Neutrophils
J. K. Patil , S. S. Jalalpure , S. Hamid , R. A. Ahirrao
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Patil J K, Jalalpure S S, Hamid S, Ahirrao R A. In-vitro Immunomodulatory Activity of extracts of Bauhinia vareigata Linn bark on Human Neutrophils. 3 2010; 9 (2) :41-0
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Volume 9, Issue 2 (9-2010) Back to browse issues page
مجله داروشناسی و درمان شناسی ایران Iranian Journal of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
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