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Author Panno, Joseph.

Title Stem cell research : medical applications and ethical controversy / Joseph Panno.

Imprint New York, NY : Facts On File, c2005.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Hastings Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 616.02774 PAN    Available
Description xiii, 178 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Facts on File science library
The new biology
Panno, Joseph. New biology.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-161) and index.
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 -- Leukemia -- Immune deficiencies -- Diabetes -- 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 -- Ethics of stem cell research -- Justice and beneficence -- High-tech cannibalism -- On becoming human -- Early embryo -- Legal issues -- United Kingdom -- European Union -- United States -- Resource center -- Eukaryote cell primer -- Recombinant DNA primer -- Gene therapy primer -- Belmont report -- Gelsinger investigation -- Clinical trials.
Subject Stem cells -- Research.
Stem cells -- Research -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Bioethical Issues.
Biomedical Research.
Stem cells.
ISBN 0816049491 (alk. paper) : $35.00
9780816049493

 
    
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