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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 640318, 5 pages
FSHR Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Frequencies in Proven Fathers and Infertile Men in Southeast Turkey
1Department of Medical Biology and Genetics, Dicle University Medical Faculty, 21280 Diyarbakır, Turkey
2Department of Urology, Dicle University Medical Faculty, 21280 Diyarbakır, Turkey
3Department of Pharmacology, Dicle University Medical Faculty, 21280 Diyarbakır, Turkey
4Department of Medical Biology and Genetics, Mersin University Medical Faculty, 33169 Mersin, Turkey
Received 23 December 2009; Revised 1 April 2010; Accepted 14 April 2010
Academic Editor: M. Ilyas Kamboh
Copyright © 2010 Mahmut Balkan et al. 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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