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Differential properties of human ACL and MCL stem cells may be responsible for their differential healing capacity

  • Jianying Zhang1,
  • Tiffany Pan1,
  • Hee-Jeong Im2,
  • Freddie H Fu1 and
  • James HC Wang1Email author
BMC Medicine20119:68

Received: 23 May 2011

Accepted: 2 June 2011

Published: 2 June 2011

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2 Jun 2011 Editorially accepted
2 Jun 2011 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-9-68

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Authors’ Affiliations

MechanoBiology Laboratory, Departments of Orthopedic Surgery and Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh
Departments of Biochemistry and Internal Medicine, Rush University Medical Center