TITLE

New technique to generate human embryonic stem cells

PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Wellness Options;2006, Issue 27, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on research published in the journal "Nature" in which scientists report they have developed a technique to produce human embryonic stem cells by removing single cells from an embryo. This would allow stem cell research, but avoid the controversial destruction of human embryos.
ACCESSION #
22859913

 

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