Funding for this research was provided by:
Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia
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Received: 7 November 2017
Revised: 19 January 2018
Accepted: 5 February 2018
First Online: 20 March 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The collection and isolation of human dental-derived stem cells was approved and performed in accordance with the guidelines of the human research ethics committee of the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, Malaysia (ethics clearance number: DF CD0907/0042(L)). All animal protocols were performed at Singapore Bioimaging Consortium (SBIC), A*STAR, and were approved and performed in accordance with the guidelines/regulations of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) of A*STAR’s Biological Resource Centre (protocol numbers: 151,020 and 161,122).
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: SSug is a co-founder and shareholder of Celligenics Pte. Ltd., who have not had any influence over this study. The remaining authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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