TITLE

Stem Cell Technology

AUTHOR(S)
Berger, Abi; Fontes, Paulo A.
PUB. DATE
November 1999
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/13/99, Vol. 319 Issue 7220, p1308
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the use of stem cell transplantation in medicine. Information on the sources of haemopoietic stem cells; Development of stem cell transplantation as a curative approach for several diseases; Recognition of bone marrow transplantation as a thrapeutic procedure; Understanding the basic principles of transplant immunology.
ACCESSION #
2515792

 

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