Nobel Prize 2012

  • FBS from Japa​n BioSerum and Biowest in Medicine and Physiology Nobel Prize 2012, winning ES cell research.


Nobel Prize 2012 winning article on Stem Cells by Dr Yamanaka in magazine CELL (Volume 131 - Issue 5 - November 30, 2007 - Pages 861-872).

The FBS used in the project was from Chile and Mexico, delivered by Japan BioSerum, working with Biowest for sourcing, processing and batch selection.


Dr Yamanaka's paper and poster can be found below:

Induction of Pluripotent Stem Cells from Adult Human Fibroblasts by Defined Factors

Kazutoshi Takahashi, Koji Tanabe, Mari Ohnuki, Megumi Narita, Tomoko Ichisaka, Kiichiro Tomoda, and Shinya Yamanaka

 Nobel Price 2012 paper                                  Nobel Price 2012 poster
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                                                        (© The Nobel Committee)



For more information, see Nobel Prize Press Release published on October 08, 2012.

Biowest congratulates Dr Yamanaka with receiving the Nobel Prize 2012 for his work with IPS cells ; and Japan BioSerum with having supplied the Fetal Bovine Serum used in the project.

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