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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 715251, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/715251
Research Article

Preclinical Studies with Umbilical Cord Mesenchymal Stromal Cells in Different Animal Models for Muscular Dystrophy

1Human Genome Research Center, Biosciences Institute, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
2Biotechnology Department, National Nuclear Energy Commission-IPEN-CNEN, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Received 29 March 2011; Revised 7 May 2011; Accepted 16 May 2011

Academic Editor: Ken-ichi Isobe

Copyright © 2011 Eder Zucconi 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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