Roles of maf family proteins in lens development
Version of Record online: 28 JAN 2004
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Special Issue: Chick as a Model System
Volume 229, Issue 3, pages 440–448, March 2004
How to Cite
Reza, H. M. and Yasuda, K. (2004), Roles of maf family proteins in lens development. Dev. Dyn., 229: 440–448. doi: 10.1002/dvdy.10467
- Issue online: 20 FEB 2004
- Version of Record online: 28 JAN 2004
- Manuscript Revised: 11 SEP 2003
- Manuscript Accepted: 11 SEP 2003
- Manuscript Received: 15 AUG 2003
- Ministry of Education, Science, Sports, and Culture of Japan
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