They used new technology to scrutinize the molecular forces that govern cell fate decisions for skin cell reprogramming and the natural process of embryonic
Among these cases, 45 patients requesting for curettage because of embryonic
developmental arrest were designated as the trial group and 33 patients with normal embryonic
development and requesting for artificial abortion were designated as the control group.
However it has been indicated that egg weight did not influence embryonic
mortality (Proudfoot and Hulan 1981; Ulmer-Franco et al.
Bush administration, he noted, had ruled out federal funding for embryonic
stem cell research except on a few lines of cells that were already in use.
Until now, the only way to get embryonic
stem cells was from leftover embryos made through in vitro fertilization.
Michael West, president and chief executive officer of BioTime, said that the company believes these six human embryonic
stem cell lines now approved for federal funding are the largest set of GMP-compliant lines available to US researchers.
The suspension of all grants, contracts and applications that involve the use of human embryonic
stem cells has been temporarily lifted.
23, a federal judge handed down a ruling that barred the use of federal funds for any research involving human embryonic
The newest battle over stem cells is playing out in courtrooms in Washington, D.C., and is focused on whether federal money used to fund some embryonic
stem cell research violates an amendment that has been tacked on to every congressional appropriation for health and human services funding since 1996.
Biotechnology company BioTime Inc (NYSE Amex:BTIM) reported on Thursday that the company will launch seven new human embryonic
progenitor cell lines with seven corresponding novel culture media on 1 September 2010.
A US district court has issued a preliminary injunction stopping federal funding of human embryonic
stem cell research, in a slap to the Obama administration's new guidelines on the sensitive issue.
FDA Clears Way for Embryonic
Stem-Cell Trial Using Patients.