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To: VOA

"So this is an cure/therapy with embryonic stem cells?
If so, wow!"

No...here is the important factoid from the article....

"In the experiment, his team harvested these photoreceptor precursor cells from the retinas of newborn mice, whose eyes were still developing."

These were not embryonic stem cells.


42 posted on 11/11/2006 11:13:41 AM PST by Scotswife
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To: Scotswife
These were not embryonic stem cells.

Thanks. That is what I concluded after a couple of re-reads.

I just wanted to be fair and let one of the forum's ESC promoters
gloat...if indeed some ESCs had finally been tamed.
44 posted on 11/11/2006 11:28:22 AM PST by VOA
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