NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Allele Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals today announced it has formed a commercial business to bank human induced pluripotent stem cells by private individuals. 

The San Diego-based firm said that in addition to providing a service to its customers, the iPSC bank will be a resource to biomedical researchers. With consent given by the bank's customers, thousands of iPSC lines — along with accompanying sequence database and health information — will be made available to scientists and clinicians. 

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