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Author Slack, J. M. W. (Jonathan Michael Wyndham), 1949-

Title Stem cells : a very short introduction / Jonathan Slack.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    616.0277 SLA    Staff Reported Missing
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    616.02774 SLA    Staff Reported Missing
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Non-Fiction    616.02774 SLA    Available
Description xiv, 130 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
Series Very short introduction ; 303
Very short introductions; 303.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 122-124) and index.
Contents Orientation to 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.
Subject Stem cells.
ISBN 9780199603381 (pbk.)
0199603383 (pbk.)

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