TITLE

Stem cells show their muscle

PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
Nature Neuroscience;Oct2000, Vol. 3 Issue 10, p961
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Editorial. Explores the medical ethics of human stem cell research. Guidelines that would permit research on human embryonic stem cells; Molecular identity of signals inducing muscle formation; Limits to stem cell plasticity.
ACCESSION #
8829941

 

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