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Stem Cells International
Volume 2017, Article ID 9843120, 10 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/9843120
Research Article

Mesenchymal Stem Cells Protect Nucleus Pulposus Cells from Compression-Induced Apoptosis by Inhibiting the Mitochondrial Pathway

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430022, China

Correspondence should be addressed to Zengwu Shao; moc.361@orpwzs

Received 25 July 2017; Revised 21 October 2017; Accepted 9 November 2017; Published 14 December 2017

Academic Editor: Farid Menaa

Copyright © 2017 Sheng 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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