By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cellular Dynamics International (CDI) has reeled in $40.6 million in Series B private equity funding, the pluripotent stem cell developer said today.

The company plans to use the financing, which came from Sam Zell's Equity Group Investments and Sixth Floor Investors, to increase production capacity for its iCell Cardiomyocytes, which are human heart cells derived from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs).

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