Japan relaxes human stem-cell rules

Cyranoski, David
August 2009
Nature;8/27/2009, Vol. 460 Issue 7259, p1068
Academic Journal
The article reports on the slackening of the human embryonic stem-cell (ES) research guidelines of Japan. It mentions that the new rule remove the secondary approval step for working with ES cell lines. However, it relates that the move might be too late since most of the state's stem-cell researches have already been pushed into iPS-cell research.


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