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ISRN Veterinary Science
Volume 2011, Article ID 128984, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2011/128984
Research Article

Effect of Osmolarity and Density of Colloid Formulations on the Outcome of SLC-Selection of Stallion Spermatozoa

Division of Reproduction, Department of Clinical Sciences, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), P.O. Box 7054, 75007 Uppsala, Sweden

Received 13 December 2010; Accepted 7 February 2011

Academic Editor: M. Forni

Copyright © 2011 J. M. Morrell 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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