TITLE

TECHNIQUE FOR CREATING RAT EMBRIONIC STEM CELLS PUBLISHED

PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Worldwide Biotech;Feb2009, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that research conducted by Stem Cell Sciences PLC on a technique for creating authentic embryonic stem (ES) cell from rats has been published in the peer-reviewed journal "Cell." The study is considered the first one to demonstrate germ-line transmission from rat ES cells, using technology exclusively licensed to the company from the University of Edinburgh and developed by Professor Austin Smith and his team.
ACCESSION #
36237378

 

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