A Review of the National Institute of Health's 'Guidelines for Research Using Human Pluripotent Stem Cells'

March 2002
Issues in Law & Medicine;Spring2002, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p293
Academic Journal
Focuses on implications of the 'Guidelines for Research Using Human Pluripotent Stem Cell' for research ethics in the U.S. Location of adult stem cells; Reproduction of the cells; Effect of cell pluripotency on stem cell harvesting in human.


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