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NIH Human Embryonic Stem Cell Registry

The NIH Human Embryonic Stem Cell Registry lists the derivations of stem cells that are eligible for federal funding. The purpose of the Registry is to provide investigators with:

  • a unique NIH Code for each cell line that must be used when applying for NIH funding and
  • contact information to facilitate investigators’ acquisition of stem cells.

  • European Human Embryonic Stem Cell Registry"  info

    The European Human Embryonic Stem Cell Registry (hESCreg) is funded as a Specific Support Action under the ‘Life Sciences, Genomics, and Biotechnology for Human Health’ Priority within the 6th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development of the European Commission. hESCreg was created to offer the research community, legislators, regulators and the general public at large an in-depth overview on the current status of hESC research in Europe. Its present content is the result of a survey by the project team, its partners and the input from numerous hESC line providers. The database has now entered its first public evaluation stage and will be continually developed. This database of some 650 hESC lines that have been derived in Europe and beyond (as of August 2009) is freely accessible. Providers of hESC lines and researchers who work with these cell lines are invited to register - also free of charge - and provide detailed characteristics on their cell lines or information on their research.