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76-840. Same; definitions. As used in K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 76-835 through 76-840, and amendments thereto:

(a) "Adult, cord blood and related stem cells" are stem cells derived from postnatal tissue cells, umbilical cord blood and cord tissue including Wharton’s jelly, amniotic fluid and placental tissue.

(b) "Embryonic stem cells" are stem cells derived from early stage human embryos, up to and including the blastocyst stage.

(c) "Facilities" include all equipment used by the midwest stem cell therapy center.

(d) "Fetal tissue cells" are cells harvested from aborted fetal tissue.

(e) "Non-embryonic stem cells" are stem cells such as iPS cells (induced pluripotent stem cells) generated from adult somatic cells or other non-embryonic tissue cells without any embryonic component.

History: L. 2013, ch. 114, § 6; July 1.



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