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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 973140, 8 pages
BAC-Dkk3-EGFP Transgenic Mouse: An In Vivo Analytical Tool for Dkk3 Expression
1JST, CREST, 3-2 Yamadaoka, Osaka, Suita 565-0871, Japan
2Department of Developmental Biology, Osaka Bioscience Institute, 6-2-4 Furuedai, Osaka, Suita 565-0874, Japan
3Laboratory for Molecular and Developmental Biology, Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University, Suita 565-0871, Japan
Received 15 February 2012; Revised 19 April 2012; Accepted 3 May 2012
Academic Editor: Thomas Lufkin
Copyright © 2012 Yuki Muranishi and Takahisa Furukawa. 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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