Why Stem Cell Research? Advances in the Field

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Alan Trounson summarizes the major scientific discoveries that fueled the groundswell of knowledge from which today's stem cell biology research emerged. Key people are noted as well as the organizations that are instrumental in supporting the fledgling stem cell industry.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEssentials of Stem Cell Biology: Third Edition
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9780124104273
ISBN (Print)9780124095038
Publication statusPublished - 4 Nov 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • Alliance for Regenerative Medicine
  • California Institute for Regenerative Medicine
  • Human embryonic stem cell discovery
  • Induction of pluripotent stem cells
  • International Society for Cell Therapy
  • International Society of Stem Cell Research
  • Oocyte reprogramming
  • Origins of stem cell research
  • Somatic cell reprogramming

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