The group at CAS Guangzhou Institute of Biology improved the efficiency of stem cell induction, initiated new perspectives for reprogramming iPS stem cells and made systematic studies on the mechanism of transdifferentiation. They also found that vitamin C improves the efficiency of stem cell induction. Jointly with the Hefei High-tech Construction Investment Group Co., they established a venture company, Hefei Zhongke Stem Cell Regenerative Medicine Co..

China Bio news release, February 13, 2018