NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — An international initiative led in part by South Korea is being formed to investigate proteins in embryonic and adult stem cells, according to the Human Proteome Organization, a sponsor of the project.
 
The Proteome Biology of Stem Cells Initiative will study proteins that are involved in creating, maintaining, and differentiating human stem cells. The goal of the project is to to develop standards for stem cells that may be used in drug development.
 

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