Primary structure and functional expression of rat and human stem cell factor DNAs

@article{Martin1990PrimarySA,
  title={Primary structure and functional expression of rat and human stem cell factor DNAs},
  author={Francis H. Martin and Sidney V. Suggs and Keith E. Langley and Hsieng S. Lu and Jerry Ting and Kenneth H. Okino and Charles F. Morris and Ian K. Mcniece and Frederick W. Jacobsen and Elizabeth A. Mendlaz and Neal C. Birkett and Kent Andrew Smith and Merrie Jo Johnson and Vann P. Parker and Josephine C. Flores and A C Patel and Eric F. Fisher and Holly O. Erjavec and C. J. Baquero Herrera and Jette Wypych and Raj K. Sachdev and Joseph A. Pope and Ian Leslie and Duanzhi Wen and Chi-Hwei Lin and Rod L. Cupples and Krisztina Maria Zsebo},
  journal={Cell},
  year={1990},
  volume={63},
  pages={203-211}
}
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