TITLE

"Revolutionary" stem cell biology claims are called into question

AUTHOR(S)
Hawkes, Nigel
PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal;3/1/2014, Vol. 348 Issue 7947, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that critics questioned the claims made by biologist Haruko Obokata and coworkers including anaesthetist Charles Vacanti in their stem cell biology study that reprogrammed mature mice cells into an embryonic state by brief exposure to an acid solution, published in "Nature."
ACCESSION #
94744471

 

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