Researchers create stem cells from unfertilized human eggs

12/20/2007 | Reuters

A team of researchers at California-based International Stem Cell Corp. has created stem cells derived from unfertilized human eggs that behave like embryonic stem cells using parthenogenesis, a process that induces the development of eggs without being fertilized by a sperm. The team expects to establish a tissue bank that could offer stem cells that match the tissue types of various patients.

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