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Title: Stem cells: The revolution in current medicine
Authors: Jamil, Kaiser
Das, G Prabhavathy
Keywords: adult stem cells (ASCs)
embryonic stem cells (ESCs)
human embryonic stem cells (hESCs)
hemopoietic stem cells (HESCs)
stem cell markers
pluripotency
plasticity
Issue Date: Apr-2005
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code Int.Cl.7: C12N5/22
Abstract:  Biological science is being bombarded with problems of HIV, cancers, thousands of genetic disorders, obesity, diabetes, microbial infections, biological warfare, SARS and degenerative organ diseases of the lung, liver, kidney and heart. A big question today is the promise of stem cells. Will stem cells one day be good enough to save the sinking Noah’s Ark of human health? This review attempts to give an overview of stem cells and the scientific factors revolving around it.
Page(s): 173-185
ISSN: 0975-0967 (Online); 0972-5849 (Print)
Source:IJBT Vol.04(2) [April 2005]

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