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Correction to: Influence of mechanical and TGF-β3 stimulation on the tenogenic differentiation of tonsil-derived mesenchymal stem cells

The Original Article was published on 15 January 2022

Correction to: BMC Mol Cell Biol 23, 3 (2022)

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Wee, J., Kim, H., Shin, SJ. et al. Correction to: Influence of mechanical and TGF-β3 stimulation on the tenogenic differentiation of tonsil-derived mesenchymal stem cells. BMC Mol and Cell Biol 23, 7 (2022).

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