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Chitosan oligosaccharide ameliorates acute lung injury induced by blast injury through the DDAH1/ADMA pathway.

07:00 EST 7th February 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Chitosan oligosaccharide ameliorates acute lung injury induced by blast injury through the DDAH1/ADMA pathway."

To investigate the protective effect of chitosan oligosaccharide (COS) on acute lung injury (ALI) caused by blast injury, and explore possible molecular mechanisms.

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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0192135

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