FDA report faults Houston stem-cell company
POSTED: Monday, June 25, 2012 - 9:00pm
UPDATED: Monday, June 25, 2012 - 9:14pm
The Sugar Land company involved in Gov. Rick Perry's unlicensed adult stem-cell procedure is rife with basic manufacturing problems, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
In a report one expert called a blow to the entire adult stem-cell industry, the FDA found that Celltex Therapeutics Corp. cannot guarantee the sterility, uniformity and integrity of stem cells it takes from people and then stores and grows for eventual therapeutic reinjection.
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