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Cell Stem Cell. 2011 Oct 4;9(4):295-7. doi: 10.1016/j.stem.2011.08.001.

Moving human SCNT research forward ethically.

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  • 1Department of Bioethics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44106-4976, USA.


A recent study of human somatic cells reprogrammed to a pluripotent state via somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) will undoubtedly renew interest in human egg procurement. Thus it is imperative that human SCNT research move forward under stringent ethical standards in locales permitting directed egg donation for stem cell research.

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