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Hope for Infertility Treatments: Scientists Make New Eggs from Mouse Stem Cells 

 

 

Hope for Infertility Treatments: Scientists Make New Eggs from Mouse Stem Cells 

October 5, 2012 - (TIME) - "Japanese researchers have produced mouse eggs from stem cells that bred healthy offspring, a breakthrough that may one day help treat human infertility. Researcher Mitinori Saitou and his team from Kyoto University in Japan used two different types of stem cells during their research: embryonic stem cells — a controversial technique since scientists must destroy embryos to cultivate them — and induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, which are adult cells, such as skin cells, that are reprogrammed to an embryonic-like state."  Read Full Article

 

Posted on 18-Oct-12 by Gallerno, Jacob
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