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Planta Medica Letters
Volume 3
ISSN 2199-157X
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© Georg Thieme Verlag KG 2016

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Important note
Medicine is an ever-changing science undergoing continual development. Research and clinical experience are continually expanding our knowledge, in particular our knowledge of proper treatment and drug therapy. Insofar as this journal mentions any dosage or application, readers may rest assured that the authors, editors and publishers have made reasonable effort to ensure that such references are in
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