Effects of thymic polypeptides on the thymopoiesis of mouse embryonic stem cells

@article{Peng2008EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of thymic polypeptides on the thymopoiesis of mouse embryonic stem cells},
  author={Yanwen Peng and Zhenguang Chen and Weihua Yu and Qi-feng Zhou and Lingxin Xu and Frank Fuxiang Mao and Gang Huang and Xiu-ming Zhang and Shu-nong Li and Bruce T. Lahn and Andy Peng Xiang},
  journal={Cell Biology International},
  year={2008},
  volume={32}
}
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