The paper may have errors but the results are real said the professor as he personally made them himself. He takes full responsibility for the mistakes made and there will be a new release coming forthwith fixing the mistakes. BD
A blockbuster study in which U.S. researchers reported that they had turned human skin cells into embryonic stem cells contained errors, its lead author has acknowledged.
Shoukhrat Mitalipov nevertheless adamantly stood by the conclusions of the study published last week in journal Cell, which reported that human stem cell lines for the first time had been created via cloning
Scientists said the research could one day offer new pathways in the fight against Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injuries and blindness.
Since the reprogrammed cells use genetic material from the patient, there is no concern about transplant rejection.