NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health issued a notice last week that it expects researchers working with cultured cells to use authentication procedures in order to avoid misidentified or contaminated cultures that can significantly affect research outcomes.
 
The NIH cautioned that grant applications that fail to employ authentication methods “would not be considered of the highest quality and such manuscripts would not fare well in the journal review process.”
 

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