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Published: 24 March 2012

144 Pages | 15 b/w illus.

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199603381

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Stem Cells: A Very Short Introduction

Jonathan Slack

Very Short Introductions

  • Provides an accessible introduction to a complicated topic
  • Considers what stem cells are, what scientists do with them, what stem cell therapies are available today, and how they might be used in future
  • Focuses on the science behind stem cells, rather than issues relating to law and politics
  • Gives a realistic assessment about the clinical applications of stem cells
  • Includes a glossary of technical terms
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over five million copies sold worldwide

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