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Ethical storm brews over embryonic stem cell lines

发布时间:2019-03-01 09:17:00来源:未知点击:

THE ethical quagmire that surrounds human embryonic stem cell research just got even stickier. Some of the cell lines sanctioned for use by the current US administration may have been obtained without proper consent from the women who provided the original embryos. The discovery could halt some federally funded research. Embryonic stem cells have huge therapeutic potential. A cell line is made by taking a stem cell from an embryo and growing it in the lab with nutrients. In 2001,