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embryonic

, embryonal
of or relating to an embryo
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Using the new method, researchers made embryonic stem cells from a donor egg and the nucleus of a young boy's skin cell.
Sherley of the Boston Biomedical Research Institute and Theresa Deisher of AVM Biotechnology in Seattle, who argued that the funding of embryonic stem cell research would cause them "irreparable injury" by increasing competition and therefore potentially taking funds away from adult stem cell research, their area of work.
Experts have also warned of the health dangers, including the risk of death, to women who provide embryonic stem cells because of the type of treatment the women are given to increase their fertility, namely 'superovulation'.
It took the existing research on embryonic stem cells - much of which was conducted in spite of the federal funding ban - to discover how to reprogram skin cells to act like embryos.
3 (described as "a bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for human embryonic stem-cell research") has already been passed in the House on January 11.
The bishops said that the church does not wish to be an "obstacle to research" but that the therapeutic benefits of embryonic stem cells remain uncertain.
Osaka National Hospital was the only hospital supplying embryonic stem cells to regenerative medicine institutions in Japan.
The panel is suggesting a course that bears a striking resemblance to a conservative agenda: an indefinite ban on human cloning, a moratorium on therapeutic cloning, and restrictions on embryonic stem cell research until the federal government can establish "ethically sound policies for the entire field.
This PA supports the isolation and characterization of embryonic and other multipotent stem cells in a variety of nonhuman animal species.
Schwarzenegger, who had previously been quiet about the embryonic stem-cell bond initiative, didn't just back the effort.
Their claims--that abortion causes mental problems in women, that condoms aren't very effective in preventing HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, that adult stem cells have more research promise than embryonic ones, and so on--now frequently comprise the right's chief arguments on these issues.
The finding that embryonic stem cells are also capable of differentiating into hair cells further expands the possibility, that we may someday develop restorative treatment of sensorineural hearing loss.