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Stem cell technology could  speed up the development of new drugs - drugdiscovery.com
Stem cell technology could speed up the development of new drugs - drugdiscovery.com


Scientists have created a highly stable and sensitive liver stem cell model which could contribute to improvements in drug safety testing and speed up process for developing new drugs.
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Tags: stem cells, drug development, liver toxicity - August 12, 2013
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