The MYC regulatory network is predominantly controlled by them by which they maintain the self-renewal aspect of the embryonic stem cell
Kurtz, "Human embryonic stem cell
lines and their use in international research," Stem Cells, vol.
Adult stem cells have been making good on the empty promises of embryonic stem cells
for decades, yet continue to be ignored or defamed by proponents of embryo-destructive research.
If cloned human cells could be made to grow into normal embryos, the technique could supply fresh stocks of embryonic stem cells
BioTime previously announced the inclusion of ESI-014 and ESI-017 to the NIH Human Embryonic Stem Cell
Charles Schumer (D., N.Y.) told the Times, referring to a Gallup poll that shows 59% of the public believes human embryonic stem cell
research is morally acceptable, up from 52% in 2002.
However, the recent injunction came about after the court decided that two researchers who work with adult stem cells could challenge the guidelines because funding of embryonic stem cell
research was harming their chances for receiving federal funds for adult stem cells.
(2) Research Associate Alicia Allaire, left, and Lab Manager Meng-Jiao Shi demonstrate frozen trays that are used to hold human embryonic stem cells
at the UMass Human Embryonic Stem Cell
Bank in Shrewsbury.
US District Judge Royce Lamberth granted the injunction because he found that the doctors who challenged the policy would likely succeed because US law blocked federal funding of embryonic stem cell
research if the embryos were destroyed.
"We believe the NIH's human embryonic stem cell
research policies are sound, ethical, and responsible," said Elizabeth Blackburn, PhD, Nobel laureate and president of the AACR.
For example, NIH will not fund research using human embryonic stem cells
or human induced pluripotent stem cells that are introduced into non-human primate blastocysts.
Meanwhile, Oregon legislators are pushing through a bill requiring Oregon taxpayers to fund unsuccessful embryonic stem cell
research (House Bill 2598).