TITLE

Opening the Door for Stem Cell Progress

AUTHOR(S)
Quinn, William T.
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
njbiz;5/10/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 19, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the significance of the stem cell research in Trenton, New Jersey. Controversies surrounding the research; Definition of stem cells; Advocates and opponents of the law legalizing stem cell research; Details of stem cell transplantation. INSET: NEW JERSEY CELL RESEARCH ENDOWMENT FUND.
ACCESSION #
13095609

 

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