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Research Article

Cellular Expression Profile for Interstitial Cells of Cajal in Bladder - A Cell Often Misidentified as Myocyte or Myofibroblast

  • Weiqun Yu mail,

    wyu2@bidmc.harvard.edu

    Affiliations: Laboratory of Voiding Dysfunction, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Mark L. Zeidel,

    Affiliations: Laboratory of Voiding Dysfunction, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Warren G. Hill

    Affiliations: Laboratory of Voiding Dysfunction, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Division of Matrix Biology; Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: November 07, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0048897

About the Authors

Weiqun Yu, Mark L. Zeidel, Warren G. Hill
Laboratory of Voiding Dysfunction, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Weiqun Yu, Mark L. Zeidel
Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Warren G. Hill
Division of Matrix Biology; Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: wyu2@bidmc.harvard.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: WY MLZ WGH. Performed the experiments: WY. Analyzed the data: WY MLZ WGH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WY MLZ WGH. Wrote the paper: WY MLZ WGH. NA.