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Stem cell research
Joseph Panno

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Stem cell research
medical applications and ethical controversy
Joseph Panno

Published 2005 by Facts On File in New York, NY .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Stem cells are not all equal
Mammalian embryo
Embryonic stem cells
Adult stem cells
Stem cells in culture
Stem cell markers
Human stem cells
Collecting human embryonic stem cells
Fate of the donor embryo
Directed differentiation
Growth factors
Future prospects for adult stem cells
Medical applications
Immune deficiencies
Liver disease
Cardiovascular disease
Neurological disorders
Organ factories
Commercialization of human stem cells
Stock market
Astrom Biosciences, Inc.
StemCells, Inc.
Geron Corporation
Reality check
Problem of immune rejection
Spontaneous in vitro differentiation
Wandering stem cells
Stem cell cancer induction
Growing organs from cultured stem cells
Ethical issues
Justice and beneficence
High-tech cannibalism
On becoming human
Early embryo
Legal issues
United Kingdom
European Union
United States
Resource center
Eucaryote cell primer
Recombinant DNA primer
Gene therapy primer
Belmont report
Gelsinger investigation
Clinical trials.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-161) and index.

Electronic access restricted to subscribers.

Text (HTML/netLibrary eBook) and search engine.

Electronic data. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2005.

Mode of access: Intranet.

System requirements for online version: netLibrary eBook Reader (for off-line reading) ; Windows 95/98/NT 4.0 or higher ; Pentium 100, 32 MB RAM, 20MB free disk space ; not available for WebTV, Macintosh, Unix or Linux.

Available for non-commercial, internal use by students, staff, and faculty for academic and research purposes only.

Facts on File science library, New biology


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QH588.S83 P36 2005eb

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