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Stem cells : a very short introduction

Author: J M W Slack
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Series: Very short introductions, 303.
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There is much public interest in stem cells, but also much confusion and misunderstanding. Despite important advances, clinical applications of embryonic stem cells are still in the early stages. In this book the author introduces us to stem cells, explaining what they are, what scientists do with them, why they are important, what stem therapies are available and how they might be used in the future.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J M W Slack
ISBN: 9780199603381 0199603383
OCLC Number: 754720555
Description: xiv, 130 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: What are stem cells? --
Embryonic stem cells --
Personalized pluripotent stem cells --
Potential therapies using pluripotent stem cells --
Tissue-specific stem cells --
Current therapy with tissue specific stem cells --
Realistic and unrealistic expectations.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 303.
Responsibility: Jonathan Slack.
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I would recommend this clearly written book to everyone. Simon McGurk, Nursing Standard

 
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