Emerging Technology Platforms for Stem Cells
Copyright © 2009 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Editor(s): Uma Lakshmipathy, Jonathan D. Chesnut, Bhaskar Thyagarajan
Published Online: 17 APR 2009
Print ISBN: 9780470146934
Online ISBN: 9780470454923
About this Book
This book focuses on practical applications for using adult and embryonic stem cells in the pharmaceutical development process. It emphasizes new technologies to help overcome the bottlenecks in developing stem cells as therapeutic agents. A key reference for professionals working in stem cell science, it presents the general principles and methodologies in stem cell research and covers topics such as derivitization and characterization of stem cells, stem cell culture and maintenance, stem cell engineering, applications of high-throughput screening, and stem cell genetic modification with their use for drug delivery.