TY - CHAP A1 - Shoko Nishihara ED1 - Craig Atwood Y1 - 2011-04-26 PY - 2011 T1 - The Function of Glycan Structures for the Maintenance and Differentiation of Embryonic Stem Cells N2 - Pluripotency is a prerequisite for the subsequent coordinated differentiation of embryonic stem cells into all tissues of the body. This book describes recent advances in our understanding of pluripotency and the hormonal regulation of embryonic stem cell differentiation into tissue types derived from the ectoderm, mesoderm and endoderm. BT - Embryonic Stem Cells SP - Ch. 6 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/14708 DO - 10.5772/14708 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-08-02 ER -