International Stem Cell Corporation and preclinical CRO Absorption Systems last week said that Absorption Systems will use ISCO’s parthenogenetic stem cells, which are derived from unfertilized eggs, to develop a three-dimensional human cornea model in order to help drug makers measure the absorption, distribution, and ocular toxicity of ophthalmic therapeutics.

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