Placental-derived stem cells: Culture, differentiation and challenges
Maira S Oliveira, João B Barreto-Filho, College of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary School, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG 30161-970, Brazil
Maira S Oliveira, João B Barreto-Filho, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Universidade Federal de Lavras, Lavras, MG 37200-000, Brazil
Author contributions: Oliveira MS and Barreto-Filho JB both contributed to this paper.
Supported by Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES), Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvmento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq), Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do estado de Minas Gerais (FAPEMIG).
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Correspondence to: Maira S Oliveira, VMD, MSc, PhD, College of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary School, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Av. Antonio Carlos, 6627, Caixa Postal 567, Belo Horizonte, MG 30161-970, Brazil. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: October 13, 2014
Peer-review started: October 14, 2014
First decision: November 27, 2014
Revised: March 17, 2015
Accepted: April 10, 2015
Article in press: April 14, 2015
Published online: May 26, 2015