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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2008 (2008), Article ID 453590, 9 pages
CFP and YFP, but Not GFP, Provide Stable Fluorescent Marking of Rat Hepatic Adult Stem Cells
Programs in Regenerative Biology and Cancer, Boston Biomedical Research Institute, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
Received 27 November 2007; Revised 10 January 2008; Accepted 2 February 2008
Academic Editor: Mouldy Sioud
Copyright © 2008 Rouzbeh R. Taghizadeh and James L. Sherley. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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