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Citation: Wu H, Chang Q, The PLOS ONE Editors (2018) Retraction: The cryoprotectant trehalose could inhibit ERS-induced apoptosis by activating autophagy in cryoprotected rat valves. PLoS ONE 13(7): e0201082. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0201082
Published: July 17, 2018
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