NIH Says Flaws in Cell Authenticity Must Be Fixed, But Calls Gov’t Mandate ‘Impractical’ | GenomeWeb
WASHINGTON, DC — The National Institutes of Health last week told investigators that although it agrees with the contents of an open letter recommending that academic centers and the federal government help abolish misidentified and cross-contaminated cell lines used in biomedical research, it would be “impractical” for the agency to require all grant applications to use uniform methodologies.

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