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Stem Cells International
Volume 2017, Article ID 7034726, 2 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/7034726
Editorial

Stem Cells in Cartilage Regeneration

1University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
2Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, China
3Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
4General Hospital of Shenyang Military Command, Shenyang, China

Correspondence should be addressed to Jianying Zhang; ude.ttip@gniynaij and Wesley Sivak; ude.cmpu@2nwkavis

Received 5 January 2017; Accepted 5 January 2017; Published 2 February 2017

Copyright © 2017 Jianying Zhang 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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