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Using cloning to create embryonic stem cells in humans has proven tricky, says Kathrin Plath, a stem cell biologist at UCLA.
Lamberth said that embryonic stem cell research was illegal under the Dickey-Wicker Amendment.
Very often embryonic stem cells develop into different cells to those required.
Our reprogrammed human skin cells were virtually indistinguishable from human embryonic stem cells," said study lead author Plath in a prepared statement.
Instead of acknowledging the wisdom of pursuing all productive channels of research, the White House adopted a smug "I told you so" justification for Bush's six-year ban on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research.
To date, the promise of embryonic stem-cell testing has been overstated.
The bishops asked those involved to remember that obtaining embryonic stem cells means the destruction of the embryos.
Specifically, the partners have succeeded in inducing most of neural cell species including neurons and glia cells from mouse embryonic stem cells.
He states that the argument that adult stem cells hold more promise than embryonic stem cells is specious at best.
It was in response to the Korean scientific advances that the Japanese government narrowly approved embryonic stem cell research.
Ever since President Bush banned federal funding for research on new embryonic stem cell lines in 2001, Lanza had seen financial backers shrink away as religious activists gained ground in the media, attacking researchers doing his sort of work.
Thus far, embryonic stem cells have been isolated from some biomedically important nonhuman research models.