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Figure 1: Ovarian surface epithelium brushings retrieved by laparoscopic brushing of the whole ovaries in women with premature ovarian failure. (a, b) Clusters of epithelial cells under a fluorescence and light microscope (blue: DAPI stained nuclei). (c–f) Small, round, yellow-coloured cells (arrows)—putative stem cells—attached to epithelial cells (inverted microscope, dic-Nomarski, 6000x magnification). e: epithelium. Red Bar: 10 μm.