TITLE

Adult stem cells--the suppressed story

AUTHOR(S)
McGovern, Celeste
PUB. DATE
June 2002
SOURCE
Report / Newsmagazine (Alberta Edition);6/24/2002, Vol. 29 Issue 13, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the announcement of Advanced Cell Technology that it had implanted kidney-like cells from a cloned animal embryo into a cow. Use of adult stem cells to cure a woman whose kidneys were failing due to lupus; View that adult stem cells hold more promise than do embryonic stem cells for therapeutic use.
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6829218

 

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