TY - CHAP A1 - Naoki Nakayama A2 - Katsutsugu Umeda ED1 - Craig Atwood Y1 - 2011-04-26 PY - 2011 T1 - From Pluripotent Stem Cells to Lineage-Specific Chondrocytes: Essential Signalling and Cellular Intermediates 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. 32 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/13797 DO - 10.5772/13797 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2020-12-04 ER -