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Stem cells for dummies / by Lawrence S.B. Goldstein and Meg Schneider.

By: Goldstein, Lawrence S. B, 1956-.
Contributor(s): Schneider, Meg.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: --For dummies. Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2010Description: xvi, 360 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780470259283 (pbk.).Subject(s): Stem cells -- Research | Embryonic stem cells -- ResearchDDC classification: 616.027 Summary: Explains what stem cells are and what they do, the legalities of harvesting them and using them in research, the latest research findings from the US and abroad, and the prospects for medical stem cell therapies in the short and long term. This title also explains the differences between adult stem cells and embryonics/umbilical cord stem cells.
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Explains what stem cells are and what they do, the legalities of harvesting them and using them in research, the latest research findings from the US and abroad, and the prospects for medical stem cell therapies in the short and long term. This title also explains the differences between adult stem cells and embryonics/umbilical cord stem cells.

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