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Preconditioning somatothermal stimulation on Qimen (LR14) reduces hepatic ischemia/reperfusion injury in rats

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BMC Complementary and Alternative MedicineThe official journal of the International Society for Complementary Medicine Research (ISCMR)201414:18

DOI: 10.1186/1472-6882-14-18

Received: 21 June 2013

Accepted: 6 January 2014

Published: 13 January 2014

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21 Jun 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
13 Aug 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - CJ Wang
9 Oct 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jae Youl Cho
20 Dec 2013 Author responded Author comments - Cheng-chu Hsieh
Resubmission - Version 3
20 Dec 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 3
6 Jan 2014 Editorially accepted
13 Jan 2014 Article published 10.1186/1472-6882-14-18

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department and Institute of Veterinary Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, National Taiwan University
Biologics Division, Animal Health Research Institute, Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan
Institute of Food Science and Technology, National Taiwan University
Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Veterans General Hospital
Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University