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Author Kelly, Evelyn B.

Title Stem cells / Evelyn B. Kelly.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, c2007.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    616.02774 KEL    Available
Description xi, 203 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Health and medical issues today, 1558-7592
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-198) and index.
Contents Series foreword -- Preface -- Section 1 : Scientific background of stem cells -- 1. Stem cells 101 -- 2 . History of stem cells and stem cell research through the 1980s -- 3. Current stem cell research since 1990 -- 4. Taking care : growing and maintaining embryonic stem cells -- 5. Hope for the future : diseases and disorders of the nervous system -- 6. Of blood, bones, and the immune system -- 7. Tissue engineering : bones, muscles, skin, endocrine glands -- Section 2 : Ethics and regulations -- 8. Ethics and research in history -- 9. Ethics and the brave new world -- 10. Religious considerations -- 11. Regulatory issues in the United States -- 12. Regulatory issues in other countries -- 13. The future of stem cell research -- Section 3 : References and resources -- A. Annotated primary source documents -- B. Stem cell timeline -- C. Glossary -- D. Further reading -- Index.
Subject Stem cells -- Popular works.
ISBN 0313337632 (alk. paper)
9780313337635 (alk. paper)

 
    
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