TY - CHAP A1 - Tansu Sayar Kanyış A2 - Ezgi Arslan A3 - Oğuzhan Kanyış ED1 - Diana Kitala ED2 - Ana Colette Maurício Y1 - 2021-04-14 PY - 2021 T1 - Patentability of the Human Embryonic Stem Cell Lines: A Legal and Ethical Aspect N2 - In the 1950s, Nobel Prize winner Dr. E. Donnall Thomas was the first to successfully transplant hematopoietic stem cells. Since then, studies on stem cells have evolved and expanded worldwide. There are more than 650,000 scientific publications on stem cells and more than 8000 stem cell clinical trials. This book summarizes types of stem cells, key studies, ongoing trials, and future perspectives. It also includes ethical, formal, and legal aspects to give the reader a comprehensive view of the field. BT - Novel Perspectives of Stem Cell Manufacturing and Therapies SP - Ch. 4 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.94483 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.94483 SN - 978-1-83962-513-8 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-06-24 ER -