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Stem Cells International
Volume 2017, Article ID 8740294, 9 pages
Research Article

Quality Evaluation of Human Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Cartilage Repair

1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Medicine, Biomedical Sciences Major, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
2Medical Center for Translational & Clinical Research, Hiroshima University Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan
3Japan Tissue Engineering Co., Ltd., Gamagori, Japan
4Uonuma Institute of Community Medicine, Niigata University Medical and Dental Hospital, Niigata, Japan
5Department of Health and Sports Sciences, Mukogawa Women’s University, Nishinomiya, Japan

Correspondence should be addressed to Naosuke Kamei;

Received 10 May 2017; Accepted 12 June 2017; Published 1 August 2017

Academic Editor: Celeste Scotti

Copyright © 2017 Katsunori Shiraishi 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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