Nebraska Revised Statute 71-8802

Chapter 71 Section 8802


Terms, defined.

For purposes of the Stem Cell Research Act:

(1) Committee means the Stem Cell Research Advisory Committee;

(2) Human embryo means the developing human organism from the time of fertilization until the end of the eighth week of gestation and includes an embryo or developing human organism created by somatic cell nuclear transfer; and

(3) Somatic cell nuclear transfer means a technique in which the nucleus of an oocyte is replaced with the nucleus of a somatic cell.