ISBN 9780070152717,Stem Cells : Basics And Applications

Stem Cells : Basics And Applications



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9780070152717

ISBN-10 0070152713


Number of Pages 701 Pages
Language (English)

Science fiction

Stem Cells provides a comprehensive overview of the state of the art in the use of stem cells in regenerative medicine, drug discovery, and genetics of human development. It covers the basic concepts like isolation, characterisation, culture and differentiation of stem cells, as well as future applications in improving human health. Featuring 27 contributions from prestigious global experts, it provides an in-depth exposition of the nature of stem cells from embryonic and adult origins. With this coverage, the book will be of significant interest and value to practitioners as well as students of biology, medicine and embryology. Salient Features Covers the latest advances in regenerative medicine from basics to advanced level of basic stem cell science and stem cell transplantation. Also covers stem cells from lower vertebrates Rare chapters on Cancer stem cells and production of gametes from stem cells Covers both human and adult stem cells of all kinds, including cancer and cord blood cells.