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Slack, J. M. W. (Jonathan Michael Wyndham), 1949-
Stem cells : a very short introduction / Jonathan Slack
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012
book jacket
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 4th Floor  QH588.S83 S58 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Embryonic stem cells
Stem cells
Physical Description xiv, 130 p. : ill. ; 18 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 122-124) and index
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
Summary In this Very Short Introduction, Jonathan Slack 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
NOTE 503564
Series Very short introductions ; 303

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