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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 690415, 15 pages
Research Article

Isolation of Small SSEA-4-Positive Putative Stem Cells from the Ovarian Surface Epithelium of Adult Human Ovaries by Two Different Methods

1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Slajmerjeva 3, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
2Institute for Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 307, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
3National Institute of Biology, Vecna Pot 111, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
4BioSistemika, Tehnoloski Park 24, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

Received 13 August 2012; Accepted 27 December 2012

Academic Editor: Leon Spicer

Copyright © 2013 Irma Virant-Klun 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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