International Stem Cell Discovers Method to Produce Uncontaminated Liver Cells: New Platform to Produce Various Cell Types Free From Undifferentiated, Potentially Tumorigenic, Cells

June 2011
Biomedical Market Newsletter;6/19/2011, p758
The article discusses the discovery of a technology by the scientists at International Stem Cell Corp. (ISCO) which helps produce liver cells uncontaminated with undifferentiated cells. It says that the starting materials for liver cells production are pluripotent stem cells, either human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) or proprietary human parthenogenetic stem cells (hpSCs) from ISCO. Andrey Semechkin, president of ISCO, states that the technology allows cell separation without any cell damage.


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