Advanced Cell Technology Announces Collaboration With Xgene Corporation To Assess Its Dermal Cell Technologies In Human Skin Models  
4/28/2006 1:16:49 PM

ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 27, 2006--Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. (OTCBB:ACTC - News) has entered into a collaboration agreement with Xgene Corporation of Sausalito, CA, to assess the performance of Advanced Cell Technology's dermatology technologies. In the collaboration, Advanced Cell Technology will provide the human embryonic stem cell-derived skin cells, and Xgene will provide its technology for reconstituting skin from cultured cells, to achieve the mutually beneficial development of advanced in vitro human skin models. The goal of the collaboration is to test the functionality of embryonic skin cells in regenerating skin for numerous applications in medicine.