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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 649353, 10 pages
Evaluation of Distinct Freezing Methods and Cryoprotectants for Human Amniotic Fluid Stem Cells Cryopreservation
1Laboratory of Genetics and Molecular Hematology (LIM-31), University of São Paulo Medical School, 05403-000 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
2Fundação Pró-Sangue Hemocentro de São Paulo, 05403-000 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
3Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of São Paulo Medical School, 05403-000 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
4Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, São Paulo Federal University Medical School, 04021-001 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Received 29 December 2011; Accepted 6 March 2012
Academic Editor: Steve Winder
Copyright © 2012 Felipe de Lara Janz 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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