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Vol 273 No 7314 p281
28 August 2004

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Stem cell licence

Permission to create stem cells from unfertilised human eggs has been granted to scientists based at the Centre for Life in Newcastle. It is the first such licence to be granted in the UK and will allow the scientists to undertake somatic cell nuclear transfer. It is hoped that stem cell therapy will lead to innovative medicines for a range of diseases including diabetes, Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease.

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