Stem cell research the ethical issues

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  • Embryonic stem cells -- Research -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Embryo Research -- ethics -- Collected Works,
  • Stem Cells -- Collected Works

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Other titlesMetaphilosophy.
Statementedited by Lori Gruen, Laura Grabel, and Peter Singer.
GenreCollected Works
SeriesMetaphilosophy series in philosophy
ContributionsGruen, Lori., Grabel, Laura., Singer, Peter, 1946-
LC ClassificationsQH588.S83 S7422 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. ;
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Open LibraryOL24057221M
ISBN 109781405160629
LC Control Number2007028748

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What is a stem cell. A primitive cell which can either self renew (reproduce itself) or give rise to more specialised cell types The stem cell is the ancestor at the top of the family tree of related cell types. One blood stem cell gives rise to red cells, white cells and platelets.

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