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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Stem cells and the future of regenerative medicine / Committee on the Biological and Biomedical Applications of Stem Cell Research, Commission on Life Sciences National Research Council.

p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 0-309-07630-7

1. Stem cells—Research—Government policy—United States. I. National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Biological and Biomedical Applications of Stem Cell Research.

QH587 .S726 2001

571.8'35—dc21

2001006360

Cover: Background image courtesy of Musee National du Chateau de Malmaison, Rueil-Malmaison/Lauros-Giraudon, Paris/SuperStock; stem cell photo courtesy of James Thomson Laboratory, University of Wisconsin Board of Regents.

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