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Towards a global human embryonic stem cell bank.

Abstract:

An increasingly unbridgeable gap exists between the supply and demand of transplantable organs. Human embryonic stem cell technology could solve the organ shortage problem by restoring diseased or damaged tissue across a range of common conditions. However, such technology faces several largely ignored immunological challenges in delivering cell lines to large populations. We address some of these challenges and argue in favor of encouraging contribution or intentional creation of embryos fro...

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10.1080/15265160701462426

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, HUM, Philosophy, Philosophy Postholders
Journal:
The American journal of bioethics : AJOB
Volume:
7
Issue:
8
Pages:
37-44
Publication date:
2007-08-05
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EISSN:
1536-0075
ISSN:
1526-5161
URN:
uuid:ca022e2d-6fb5-4e2c-9075-a528c52c1bbc
Source identifiers:
192430
Local pid:
pubs:192430

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