The medium is the message

Moore, Harry
February 2006
Nature Biotechnology;Feb2006, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p160
Academic Journal
The article cites a study which derived two new human embryonic stem (hES) cells under the most defined conditions. In this study, researchers use feeder-independent culture with recombinant extracellular matrix components and other specific factors. This approach is favorable for those who want to generate hES cell lines for clinical applications. However, this study raise some intriguing questions about the culture requirements for hES cells.


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