Hill, Courtney E.; Wickliffe, Jeffrey K.; Wolfe, Kevin J.; Kinslow, Carla J.; Lopez, Mirtha S.; Abdel-Rahman, Sherif Z.
Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
Sponsorship: This work was supported by an External Research Program Grant from Philip Morris Inc., a NIEHS Center award (ES06676), a grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (20020312), and by predoctoral fellowships (to C.E.H. and K.J.W.) from NIEHS (T32-07454). Studies were conducted with the assistance of the General Clinical Research Center at UTMB, funded by a M01 RR-00073 grant from the National Center for Research Resources, NIH, USPHS.
Correspondence and requests for reprints to Sherif Z. Abdel-Rahman, Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555-1110, USA
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Received 3 March 2005 Accepted 27 April 2005