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Immunohistochemical localization of transforming growth factor β-1 and its relationship with collagen expression in advanced liver fibrosis due to biliary atresia

By Christian Farrington, Don Novak, Chen Liu and Allah B Haafiz
Topics: Original Research
Publisher: Dove Medical Press
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