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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 150739, 7 pages
Simulated Microgravity Combined with Polyglycolic Acid Scaffold Culture Conditions Improves the Function of Pancreatic Islets
1Department of General Surgery, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing 100730, China
2The Key Laboratory of Cell Transplantation of Ministry of Health and Department of General Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University, No. 23 Youzheng Street, Nangang District, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China
3General Surgery, Heilongjiang Provincial Hospital, Nangang Branch, Harbin 150001, China
Received 28 February 2013; Revised 1 June 2013; Accepted 16 June 2013
Academic Editor: Manoor Prakash Hande
Copyright © 2013 Yimin Song 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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