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Stem cells : scientific facts and fiction / written and edited by Christine Mummery [and others].

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London ; Burlington, MA : Academic Press, 2011.

Physical description

ix, 312 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 23 cm


Biology of the cell -- Embryonic development -- What are stem cells? -- Of mice and men: the history of the stem cell -- Origins and types of stem cells -- Cloning -- Regenerative medicine: clinical applications of stem cells -- Cardiomyocytes from stem cells: what can we do with them? -- Stem cell tourism --Stem cells in cancer and cancer stem cells -- Stem cells for discovery of effective and safe new drugs -- Legal and intellectual property issues associated with stem cells -- Stem cell perspectives: a vision of the future.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • English

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    Medical Collection
    QH588.S83 2011S74
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