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Figure 1: Characterization of viable DDX4-positive ovarian cells isolated by FACS.


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We thank K. Chandrasekhar and D. Navaroli for generating the new data presented in Figure 1, and the we thank the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) for funding support (R37-AG012279, R21-HD072280).

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D.C.W. discloses interest in intellectual property described in US Patent 8,642,329 and US Patent 8,647,869, and is a recipient of a corporate sponsored research award from OvaScience (Cambridge, Massachusetts). J.L.T. discloses interest in intellectual property described in US Patent 7,195,775, US Patent 7,850,984, US Patent 7,955,846, US Patent 8,642,329, US Patent 8,647,869 and US Patent 8,652,840; is a scientific co-founder of OvaScience; and is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of OvaScience.

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Woods, D., Tilly, J. Reply to Adult human and mouse ovaries lack DDX4-expressing functional oogonial stem cells. Nat Med 21, 1118–1121 (2015).

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