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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 354582, 13 pages
Comparative Gene Expression Profiling in Human Cumulus Cells according to Ovarian Gonadotropin Treatments
1Université Montpellier 1, UFR de Médecine, Montpellier, France
2CHU Montpellier, Institute for Research in Biotherapy, Hôpital Saint-Eloi, INSERM U1040, 34295 Montpellier, France
3ART-PGD Department, CHU Montpellier, Hôpital Arnaud de Villeneuve, 34295 Montpellier, France
Received 7 June 2013; Accepted 8 August 2013
Academic Editor: Shivani Soni
Copyright © 2013 Said Assou 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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