Up for grabs

Eisenstein, Michael
June 2010
Nature Biotechnology;Jun2010, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p544
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the patents issued to stem cell researchers for their products featuring induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells. Stem cell researcher Shinya Yamanaka and his team from the University of Kyoto in Japan received recognition when a patent was issued for reprogramming differentiated cells into iPS cells. Such research team was recognized as the sole patent holder for the technology until patents featuring iPS cells were also issued to researchers from the U.S. and Great Britain.


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