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Thymic nurse cells: morphological study during their isolation from murine thymus.

Bibliographic reference Toussaint-Demylle, D ; Scheiff, Jean-Marie ; Haumont, Stanislas. Thymic nurse cells: morphological study during their isolation from murine thymus.. In: Cell and tissue research, Vol. 261, no. 1, p. 115-23 (1990)
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