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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Cutting-edge coverage of stem cell biology and applicationsFeaturing contributions from leading global experts, this authoritative volume addresses all major areas of stem cell biology and their potential therapeutic applications.
The first part of the book covers embryonic stem cells and contains details on the emerging field of embryonic stem cell-based drug screening platforms.
The second part deals with multipotent adult stem cells from different tissue types, and covers unique concepts such as cancer stem cells and tissue engineering-based approaches for designing microenvironments for tissue regeneration.
Eighty pages of inserts with 113 color figures are included in this pioneering work. Coverage includes:Zebrafish, medaka, chicken embryonic, and mouse embryonic stem cellsDerivation of human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) from blastocystsTreating diabetes with hESCshESCs as a model system to study human geneticsApplication of hESCs in drug discoveryAdult stem cells for regenerative medicine and cancer therapiesMesenchymal stem cells for neurodegenerative disease therapiesDental pulp, hematopoietic, and spermatogonial stem cellsEpigenetic regulators of stem cell pluripotencyCancer stem cells
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