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Primary fibroblast cultures and karyotype analysis for the olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea)

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We are grateful to all the members of the team responsible for maintaining the turtle colony at the Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium for their essential help in this study. This work was supported by a collaborative research grant from the Wildlife Research Center of Kyoto University, Japan, and a research grant from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) KAKENHI (grant numbers 25290082 and 25640117). The founders of the research grant have no role in the research and data analysis. The authors declare that they do not have any conflicts of interest.

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Fukuda, T., Katayama, M., Kinoshita, K. et al. Primary fibroblast cultures and karyotype analysis for the olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea). In Vitro Cell.Dev.Biol.-Animal 50, 381–383 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11626-013-9715-0

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