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Antitumor activity and macrophage nitric oxide producing action of medicinal herb, Crassocephalum crepidioides

  • Koh Tomimori1, 2,
  • Shinji Nakama1, 3,
  • Ryuichiro Kimura1, 4,
  • Kazumi Tamaki1,
  • Chie Ishikawa1, 4 and
  • Naoki Mori1Email author
BMC Complementary and Alternative MedicineThe official journal of the International Society for Complementary Medicine Research (ISCMR)201212:78

Received: 8 February 2012

Accepted: 21 June 2012

Published: 21 June 2012

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Original Submission
8 Feb 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
19 Mar 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Subash Gupta
2 Apr 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kazuo Miyashita
1 May 2012 Author responded Author comments - Naoki Mori
Resubmission - Version 2
1 May 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
28 May 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Subash Gupta
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
21 Jun 2012 Editorially accepted
21 Jun 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-6882-12-78

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Microbiology and Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus
Department of Psychiatry, Naha City Hospital
Musashino Research Institute for Immunity
Transdisciplinary Research Organization for Subtropics and Island Studies