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Figure 3: Ovarian surface epithelium brushed from the whole ovaries of women with premature ovarian failure and then cultured in the presence of donated follicular fluid; small, round cells are seen among epithelial cells. (a, b) Growing state of small, round cells (arrows) among epithelial cells. (c, d) Proliferating state of small, round cells (arrows) and formation of small clusters among epithelial cells (inverted microscope, Hoffman). e: epithelium. Red Bar: 10 μm.