TY - CHAP A1 - Basem M. Abdallah A2 - Linda Harkness A3 - Amer Mahmood A4 - Moustapha Kassem ED1 - Craig Atwood Y1 - 2011-04-26 PY - 2011 T1 - Direct Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells toward Osteoblasts and Chondrocytes through an Intermediate Mesenchyme Progenitor Lineage 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. 31 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/15227 DO - 10.5772/15227 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2020-01-24 ER -