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California’s stem-cell bank is open for business
Sacramento Business Journal

The stem-cell agency approved by California voters in 2004 has handed out about $2 billion in grants to academic and other researchers so far to find new treatments. Now the California Institute for Regenerative Cures has launched the world’s largest public stem-cell bank. The bank is offering the first 300 different stem cell lines to researchers interested in gaining a deeper understanding of — and developing treatments for — 11 common diseases and disorders.