SPOC1 (PHF13) is required for spermatogonial stem cell differentiation and sustained spermatogenesis

@article{Brdlein2011SPOC1I,
  title={SPOC1 (PHF13) is required for spermatogonial stem cell differentiation and sustained spermatogenesis},
  author={Annegret B{\"o}rdlein and Harry Scherthan and Claudia Nelkenbrecher and Tina Molter and Michael R. Bösl and Christine S. Dippold and Kerstin Birke and Sarah Kinkley and Hannah Staege and Hans Will and Andreas Winterpacht},
  journal={Development},
  year={2011},
  volume={138},
  pages={e1907 - e1907}
}
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SPOC1 (PHF13) is required for spermatogonial stem cell differentiation and sustained spermatogenesis
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The data argue that SPOC1 is indispensable for stem cell differentiation in the testis and for sustained spermatogenesis.