13. Understanding the Role of Stem Cells in Transplants

  1. Lawrence S.B. Goldstein PhD and
  2. Meg Schneider

Published Online: 10 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269244.ch13

Stem Cells for Dummies®

Stem Cells for Dummies®

How to Cite

Goldstein, L. S.B. and Schneider, M. (2010) Understanding the Role of Stem Cells in Transplants, in Stem Cells for Dummies®, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269244.ch13

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 18 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470259283

Online ISBN: 9781118269244

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Keywords:

  • immune system;
  • bone marrow transplants;
  • organ transplant;
  • stem cell research;
  • immune-forming system

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Exploring Circumstances When Stem

  • Understanding the Challenges in Stem Cell Transplants

  • Going Through the Stages: What Happens in a Stem Cell Transplant

  • Seeing How It Works: Becoming a Donor

  • Understanding the Current State of Transplant Medicine