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Stem cells [electronic resource] / Evelyn B. Kelly.

Author/Creator:
Kelly, Evelyn B. author.
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication:
Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, [2019]
Series:
Health and medical issues today
Health and medical issues today
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource.
Subjects:
Stem cells -- Popular works.
Medical subjects:
Stem Cells.
Stem Cell Research.
Contents:
Part I: Overview and background information. Stem cells 101
History of stem cells and stem cell research through the 1980s
Stem cell research explodes : 1990-2010
Stem cell research : 2010 and beyond
Sources of stem cells : embryonic stem cells and embryonic germ cells
Sources of stem cells : adult stem cells
Sources of stem cells : mesenchymal stem cells
The role of stem cells in regenerative medicine
Stem cell therapy : the brain and nervous system
Stem cell therapy : the skeletal and muscular systems
Stem cell therapy : the circulatory system
Stem cell therapy : the skin
Stem cell therapy : the endocrine system
Part II: Issues and controversies. What are the ethical issues regarding stem cell research?
Should religious views enter into the stem cell discussion?
How do U.S. policies concerning stem cells compare to other countries?
Is stem cell research a boon or boondoggle?
What are the future prospects and trends of stem cell research?
Part III. Scenarios. Case studies.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on August 02, 2019).
Contributor:
ProQuest ebook central
Other format:
Print version: Kelly, Evelyn B. Stem cells.
ISBN:
9781440865978
1440865973
9781440865961
1440865965
9781440865961
Publisher Number:
99981488445
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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