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Volume 11 (2011), Pages 1568-1581
Review Article

Current Status of Human Adipose–Derived Stem Cells: Differentiation into Hepatocyte-Like Cells

1Department of Toxicology, Center for Pharmaceutical Research, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Brussels, Belgium
2Department of Biology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, Arab American University (AAUJ), Jenin, Palestine

Received 18 April 2011; Revised 18 July 2011; Accepted 6 August 2011

Academic Editor: Martin Goette

Copyright © 2011 Feras Al Battah et al.

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