Banking on spermatogonial stem cells: Frozen assets and foreign investments

New techniques in reproductive biology are of clinical relevance and contribute to our understanding of spermatogenesis

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Lovell-Badge, R. Banking on spermatogonial stem cells: Frozen assets and foreign investments. Nat Med 2, 638–639 (1996) doi:10.1038/nm0696-638

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