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Immunological Effects of Silica and Related Dysregulation of Autoimmunity

By Naoko Kumagai, Hiroaki Hayashi, Megumi Maeda, Yoshie Miura, Hidenori Matsuzaki, Suni Lee, Yasumitsu Nishimura, Wataru Fujimoto and Takemi Otsuki

Submitted: November 2nd 2010Reviewed: April 8th 2011Published: October 26th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/19218

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Naoko Kumagai, Hiroaki Hayashi, Megumi Maeda, Yoshie Miura, Hidenori Matsuzaki, Suni Lee, Yasumitsu Nishimura, Wataru Fujimoto and Takemi Otsuki (October 26th 2011). Immunological Effects of Silica and Related Dysregulation of Autoimmunity, Autoimmune Disorders Clio P. Mavragani, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/19218. Available from:

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