BTEC 21C Stem Cell Technology (3)
Lec-48, lab-24 (total hrs), field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
P/NP Available
A general introduction to the principles of stem cell biology. Topics include embryonic stem cells in early development, adult stem cells, potential applications of stem cell culture and ethical issues involved in stem cell research. Emphasis on laboratory techniques including proper use and care of equipment, flow cytometry, isolation of mouse adult stem cells, and culture of mouse embryonic stem cells.