Are Any Two Cell Lines the Same?

See allHide authors and affiliations

Science  08 Mar 2002:
Vol. 295, Issue 5561, pp. 1820
DOI: 10.1126/science.295.5561.1820

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Log in to view the full text

Log in through your institution

Log in through your institution


HAIFA AND JERUSALEM-- Fewer than half a dozen human embryonic stem cell lines so far have been distributed to scientists outside the labs where they were derived. That has hampered efforts to explore one of the field's burning questions: whether the cell lines, with their different pedigrees, act differently in culture.