With Fresh Eggs, Stemagen Inc. Manages Fresh Cloning Start

Breindl, Anette
February 2008
BioWorld Today;2/22/2008, Vol. 19 Issue 36, p1
The article reports that Stemagen Inc. has successfully cloned an adult human cell and nurtured the resulting embryo to the blastocyst stage. According to company's chief scientific officer Andrew French, their next plan is to generate the embryonic stem cell lines, which he further says will be used to target Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's. However, according to the article stem cell researchers are faced with the challenged of procuring high-quality eggs. A brief background on Stemagen is offered.


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