You Say Embryo, I Say Parthenote

Julia Galef, Scientific American



Scientific American November 2011

You Say Embryo, I Say Parthenote“, BSCRF and the importance of parthenote stem cells reported in the November, 2011 Scientific American by Julia Galef.
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From “Derivation of High-Purity Definitive Endoderm from Human Parthenogenetic Stem Cells using an in vitro Analog of the Primitive Streak,” by Nikolay Turovets et al., in Cell Transplantation, Vol. 20, No. 6; June 2011

Check out the Scientific American article, then for more information, see the BSCRF article, “The History of the Dickey-Wicker Amendment” on the ban on federal funding of non-embryonic, parthenote stem cell research.

And also, see the BSCRF one-minute video, What are parthenote stem cellsWhat Are Parthenote Stem Cells?

Thanks to your donations, Bedford Stem Cell Research Foundation is one of the few laboratories able to work on parthenote, non-embryonic, stem cell research.

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