4. Starting with Embryonic Stem Cells

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

Published Online: 10 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269244.ch4

Stem Cells for Dummies®

Stem Cells for Dummies®

How to Cite

Goldstein, L. S.B. and Schneider, M. (2010) Starting with Embryonic Stem Cells, in Stem Cells for Dummies®, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269244.ch4

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470259283

Online ISBN: 9781118269244



  • embryonic stem cells;
  • human development;
  • cell research;
  • cell generation;
  • embryonic development


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Exploring the Stages of Embryonic Development

  • Looking at the Role of in Vitro Fertilization in Creating Blastocysts

  • Growing Embryonic Stem Cells from Extra Blastocysts

  • Exploring Embryonic Stem Cell Properties

  • Making Cells and Tissues

  • Touring the Lab: What Scientists Are Doing with Embryonic Stem Cells

  • Understanding the Possibilities and Limitations of Embryonic Stem Cells