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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2012, Article ID 384936, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/384936
Research Article

Monocytes Do Not Transdifferentiate into Proper Osteoblasts

1Department of Traumatology, MRI, Technical University Munich, 81675 Munich, Germany
2Department of Sports Orthopedics, “Klinikum rechts der Isar”, Technical University Munich, MRI, Ismaningerstrasse 22, 81675 Munich, Germany
3Eberhard-Karls University, BG Trauma Clinic, 72076 Tübingen, Germany
4Department of Vascular Surgery, MRI, Technical University Munich, 81675 Munich, Germany

Received 24 December 2011; Accepted 11 January 2012

Academic Editors: A. Aronheim and H. Nakagami

Copyright © 2012 Andreas Schmitt 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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