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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 359537, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/359537
Research Article

Hypoxia Induces a Metabolic Shift and Enhances the Stemness and Expansion of Cochlear Spiral Ganglion Stem/Progenitor Cells

1Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, No. 325, Section 2, Cheng-Kung Road, Taipei 114, Taiwan
2Department of Otolaryngology, Auditory Medical Center, Cheng Hsin General Hospital, No. 45, Cheng Hsin Street, Taipei 112, Taiwan
3Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, No. 161, Section 6, Minquan East Road, Taipei 114, Taiwan
4Medical Research Center, Cardinal Tien Hospital, No. 362, Zhongzheng Road, Xindian District, New Taipei City 23148, Taiwan
5Graduate Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, National Defense Medical Center, No. 161, Section 6, Minquan East Road, Taipei 114, Taiwan
6Laboratory Animal Center, National Defense Medical Center, No. 161, Section 6, Minquan East Road, Taipei 114, Taiwan

Received 28 August 2014; Accepted 3 October 2014

Academic Editor: Chung-Feng Hwang

Copyright © 2015 Hsin-Chien Chen 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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