US policy on stem cells

Feldbaum, Carl B.
October 2001
Nature Biotechnology;Oct2001, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p911
Academic Journal
Explores the Unites States policy on stem cell research. Guidelines for stem cell research funding; Limitations on the cell lines approved for federal research; Impact on scientists' work.


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