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The Resource How to grow a human : adventures in how we are made and who we are, Philip Ball

How to grow a human : adventures in how we are made and who we are, Philip Ball

Label
How to grow a human : adventures in how we are made and who we are
Title
How to grow a human
Title remainder
adventures in how we are made and who we are
Statement of responsibility
Philip Ball
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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10872419
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
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1962-
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Ball, Philip
Dewey number
612/.028
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R857.T55
LC item number
B35 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Tissue engineering
  • Tissue culture
  • Organ culture
  • Cell transformation
  • Cytology
  • Developmental biology
  • Bioengineering
  • Bioengineering
  • Cell transformation
  • Cytology
  • Developmental biology
  • Organ culture
  • Tissue culture
  • Tissue engineering
  • Entwicklungsbiologie
  • Gewebekultur
  • Organkultur
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Zellkultur
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adventures in how we are made and who we are
Label
How to grow a human : adventures in how we are made and who we are, Philip Ball
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: My brain in a dish -- Chapter 1. Pieces of life : Cells past and present -- Chapter 2. Body building : Growing humans the old-fashioned way -- First Interlude. The human superorganism : How cells became communities -- Chapter 3. Immortal flesh : How tissues were grown outside the body -- Second Interlude. Heroes and villains : Cancer, immunity, and our cellular ecosystem -- Chapter 4. Twists of fate : How to reprogramme a cell -- Chapter 5. The spare parts factory : Making tissues and organs from reprogrammed cells -- Chapter 6. Flesh of my flesh : Questioning the future of sex and reproduction -- Chapter 7. Hideous progeny? The futures of growing humans -- Third Interlude. Philosophy of the lonely mind : Can a brain exist in a dish? -- Chapter 8. Return of the meatware : Coming to terms with our fleshy selves
Control code
on1089278558
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 372 pages
Isbn
9780226654805
Lccn
2019008607
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40029519614
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1089278558
Label
How to grow a human : adventures in how we are made and who we are, Philip Ball
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: My brain in a dish -- Chapter 1. Pieces of life : Cells past and present -- Chapter 2. Body building : Growing humans the old-fashioned way -- First Interlude. The human superorganism : How cells became communities -- Chapter 3. Immortal flesh : How tissues were grown outside the body -- Second Interlude. Heroes and villains : Cancer, immunity, and our cellular ecosystem -- Chapter 4. Twists of fate : How to reprogramme a cell -- Chapter 5. The spare parts factory : Making tissues and organs from reprogrammed cells -- Chapter 6. Flesh of my flesh : Questioning the future of sex and reproduction -- Chapter 7. Hideous progeny? The futures of growing humans -- Third Interlude. Philosophy of the lonely mind : Can a brain exist in a dish? -- Chapter 8. Return of the meatware : Coming to terms with our fleshy selves
Control code
on1089278558
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 372 pages
Isbn
9780226654805
Lccn
2019008607
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40029519614
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1089278558

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