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(National Research Council and Institute of Medicine) Presents the Committee on Guidelines for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research's findings and recommendations. The guidelines are intended to enhance the integrity of privately funded research and covers the ethical concerns surrounding hES cell research and what scientists can do to address them. Softcover.

Substantial further advances in our understanding of adrenal development, steroid biosynthesis and adrenocortical disorders necessitate another look at this small but complex organ. In this volume, leaders in the fields of adrenal development, biochemistry and genetics review the most recent findings from bench and bedside research. New aspects of adrenal development and zonation and the novel >backdoor' pathway to androgen synthesis are discussed.... more...

Providing information from the cutting edge of reproductive technology, this full-color atlas vividly illustrates the typical and atypical morphology of human blastocysts collected and cultured during the course of in vitro fertilization treatments. Both the narrative and the illustrations also detail a variety of new reproductive technologies. All photographs are supported by detailed legends, and a glossary of terms is included. This atlas is edited... more...

Widely acclaimed for its clinical relevance and clear writing style, Langman's Medical Embryology provides a user-friendly and innovative approach to learning embryology. The revised eleventh edition presents medical and health professions students with a concise yet thorough description of embryology and its clinical significance, an awareness of which is essential in the diagnosis, and prevention of birth defects.... more...


The fourth volume in the Atlas of Human Central Nervous System Development series, The Human Brain During the Late First Trimester provides new information about features of the perinatal brain. It deals with brain development during the late first trimester (GW11-GW7.5). The major theme of this volume is the identification of stretches and patches (mosaics) of the NEP matrix along the hypertrophied telencephalic, diencephalic, mesencephalic, and... more...

Table of Contents Human Embryology Fetal Membranes Development in Third Week of Life Developments in Fourth Week and Onwards Index

Despite rapidly increasing interest in developmental immunotoxicology, there is not yet a textbook focused on this hot area of research. Developmental Immunotoxicology fills the void with overviews of immune system development in experimental animal and human models, and discusses the complex issues related to the evolution of developmental immunology and risk assessment. This text describes different models used to study developmental... more...

Langman's Medical Embryology covers embryology for medical, nursing, and health professions students with a strong clinical emphasis. The text is highly valued as a teaching and learning resource for its clinical correlation boxes, summaries, problems to solve, illustrations and clinical images, and clear, concise writing style—all of which make the subject matter accessible to students and relevant to instructors. Online material includes... more...

A cutting-edge look at the application of micro and nanotechnologies in regenerative medicine The area at the interface of micro/nanotechnology and stem cells/tissue engineering has seen an explosion of activity in recent years. This book provides a much-needed overview of these exciting developments, covering all aspects of micro and nanotechnologies, from the fundamental principles to the latest research to applications in... more...