Essentials of Stem Cell Biology / Edition 2

Essentials of Stem Cell Biology / Edition 2

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by Robert Lanza
     
 

First developed as an accessible abridgement of the successful Handbook of Stem Cells, this book serves the needs of the evolving population of scientists, researchers, practitioners and students that are embracing the latest advances in adult and embryonic stem cell research. Since the last edition was published, stem cell research has evolved into an

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Overview

First developed as an accessible abridgement of the successful Handbook of Stem Cells, this book serves the needs of the evolving population of scientists, researchers, practitioners and students that are embracing the latest advances in adult and embryonic stem cell research. Since the last edition was published, stem cell research has evolved into an important research tool, and stem cells have come to represent potential salvation for many people suffering from incurable diseases. Dr. Lanza is a prominent figure not only in the world of life sciences but is recognized publicly through the broad media coverage of his research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780123747297
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
06/22/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
680
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

FOREWORD
Why Stem Cell Research?
A New Path-Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells
Embryonic Stem Cells Versus Adult Stem Cells
'Stemness': Definitions, Criteria and Standards
PART ONE: INTRODUCTION TO STEM CELLS
PART TWO: BASIC BIOLOGY/MECHANISMS
PART THREE: TISSUE AND ORGAN DEVELOPMENT
PART FOUR: METHODS
PART FIVE: APPLICATIONS
PART SIX: REGULATION AND ETHICS
Epilogue: Concluding Statement

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