AcneReferences

Acknowledgements

This evidence summary was written by:

William B. Grant, Ph.D.
Sunlight, Nutrition, and Health Research Center (SUNARC)
P.O. Box 641603
San Francisco, CA
94164-1603,
USA
www.sunarc.org
wbgrant@infionline.net

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