NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Wellcome Trust and the UK's Medical Research Council are investing £12.8 million ($20.5 million) to create a database of induced pluripotent stem cells for use in a range of research efforts, such as genetic disease studies, the Wellcome Trust said today.

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