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Direct Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells toward Osteoblasts and Chondrocytes through an Intermediate Mesenchyme Progenitor Lineage

By Basem M. Abdallah, Linda Harkness, Amer Mahmood and Moustapha Kassem

Submitted: June 6th 2010Published: April 26th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/15227

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Basem M. Abdallah, Linda Harkness, Amer Mahmood and Moustapha Kassem (April 26th 2011). Direct Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells toward Osteoblasts and Chondrocytes through an Intermediate Mesenchyme Progenitor Lineage, Embryonic Stem Cells: The Hormonal Regulation of Pluripotency and Embryogenesis, Craig Atwood, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/15227. Available from:

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