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International Journal of Cell Biology
Volume 2015, Article ID 989070, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/989070
Research Article

Selective Activation of Cancer Stem Cells by Size-Specific Hyaluronan in Head and Neck Cancer

San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco and Endocrine Unit (111N2), 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA

Received 24 September 2014; Revised 12 March 2015; Accepted 18 March 2015

Academic Editor: Hirofumi Sawai

Copyright © 2015 Marisa Shiina and Lilly Y. W. Bourguignon. 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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