Stem Cells: Scientific Facts and Fiction

Stem Cells: Scientific Facts and Fiction

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ISBN-13: 9780123815361
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 11/23/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 324
File size: 6 MB

Table of Contents

Foreword Introduction Chapter 1: Biology of the Cell Chapter 2: Embryonic development Chapter 3: Of mice and men: History of stem cells Chapter 4: What are stem cells? Chapter 5: Origin of stem cells Chapter 6: Types of stem cells Chapter 7: Cloning: history and current applications Chapter 8: Clinical applications of stem cells Chapter 9: Cancer stem cells Chapter 10: Applications for drugs and toxicity screening Chapter 11: Venturing in stem cells (law and intellectual property) Chapter 12: Future Prospects

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