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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 690491, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/690491
Research Article

The Therapeutic Potential of Umbilical Cord Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Mice Premature Ovarian Failure

1Blood Transfusion Department, the General Hospital of the People’s Liberation Army, Beijing 100853, China
2Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, First Affiliated Hospital of the General Hospital of the People’s Liberation Army, Beijing 100048, China
3Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tangdu Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi’an 710038, China
4Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the General Hospital of the People’s Liberation Army, Beijing 100853, China
5Tissue Engineering Research Center of Academy of Military Medical Sciences, Beijing 100850, China

Received 26 April 2013; Revised 25 June 2013; Accepted 11 July 2013

Academic Editor: Elena Jones

Copyright © 2013 Shufang Wang 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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