NEW YORK(GenomeWeb) – The Coriell Institute today announced the launch of the world's largest publicly available human pluripotent stem cell (hPSC) bank, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) hPSC Repository.

The Coriell Institute also said that 300 induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) lines will be available in September and up to 750 iPSC lines will be available by February 2016 at the repository.

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