- Introduction: What are stem cells, and why are they important?
- What are the unique properties of all stem cells?
- What are embryonic stem cells?
- What are adult stem cells?
- What are the similarities and differences between embryonic and adult stem cells?
- What are induced pluripotent stem cells?
- What are the potential uses of human stem cells and the obstacles that must be overcome before these potential uses will be realized?
- Where can I get more information?
VIII. Where can I get more information?
For a more detailed discussion of stem cells, see the NIH's Stem Cell Reports. Check the Frequently Asked Questions page for quick answers to specific queries. The navigation table at left can connect you to the information you need.
The following websites, which are not part of the NIH Stem Cell Information site, also contain information about stem cells. The NIH is not responsible for the content of these sites.
Stem cell information for the public from the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR).
Medline Plus is a consumer health database that includes news, health resources, clinical trials, and more
A United Kingdom-based resource for the general public that discusses the use of stem cells in medical treatments and therapies.
A commercial, online newsletter that features stories about stem cells of all types.
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