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Cell of cells : the global race to capture and control the stem cell

Author: Cynthia Fox
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., cop. 2007.
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Charts the race to put the stem cell to use. This work illuminates the reality and promise of stem cell therapies, and illustrates how the extensive, fervent experimentation currently under way is  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Fox
ISBN: 9780393058772 0393058778
OCLC Number: 494832209
Description: 1 vol. (xiii-546 p.) ; 25 cm
Contents: Unmade in America --
Stem cells in the Sahara --
Scientific pilgrimages --
In the beginning --
Biopolis --
World cloning wars --
Double-edged sword : stem cells as a cancer cure and cause --
The medical revolution of the human chimera --
Stem cells and the heart : setting cardiologists' pulses racing --
The proliferating underground clinic and the regulation of China --
Smashing biological clocks : the stem cell's first social revolution? --
The fall of Seoul and the rise of San Francisco.
Responsibility: Cynthia Fox.

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