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The stem cell "tunnel" effect.

06:00 EST 2nd December 2010 | BioPortfolio

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Center for Cell and Gene Therapy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA.

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Name: Molecular therapy : the journal of the American Society of Gene Therapy
ISSN: 1525-0024
Pages: 2043-4

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