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Gene and Cell Therapy: Biology and Applications

  • Giridhara R. Jayandharan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Gene Therapy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Chitra Gopinath, Trupti Job Nathar, Everette Jacob Remington Nelson
      Pages 3-28
    3. Bertin Mary, Nusrat Khan, Sathyathithan Arumugam, Himanshi Saxena, Mohit Kumar, Paramasivam Manimaran et al.
      Pages 29-56
    4. K. Uma Maheswari, Vadim Annenkov
      Pages 57-110
    5. Manohar Mahato, Giridhara R. Jayandharan, Praveen Kumar Vemula
      Pages 111-130
    6. Martin H. M. Sailer, Ganesh Ram Sahu, Arkasubhra Ghosh
      Pages 131-145
    7. Nithya Subramanian, Akilandeswari Balachandran, Krishnakumar Subramanian
      Pages 147-194
  3. Cell Therapy – “With Emphasis on Gene Modified Cell Therapies”

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 195-195
    2. Narendra Agrawal, Dinesh Bhurani
      Pages 291-305

About this book

Introduction

Recent advances in stem cell biology, nanotechnology and gene therapy have opened new avenues for therapeutics. The availability of molecular therapeutics that rely on the delivery of DNA, RNA or proteins, harnessing enhanced delivery with nanoparticles, and the regenerative potential of stem cells (adult, embryonic or induced pluripotent stem cells) has had a tremendous impact on translational medicine. The chapters in this book cover a range of strategies for molecular and cellular therapies for human disease, their advantages, and central challenges to their widespread application. Potential solutions to these issues are also discussed in detail.  Further, the book addresses numerous advances in the field of molecular therapeutics that will be of interest to the general scientific community. Lastly, the book provides specific examples of disease conditions for which these strategies have been transferred to the clinic. As such, it will be extremely useful for all students, researchers and clinicians working in the field of translational medicine and molecular therapeutics.

 

Keywords

gene therapy cell therapy stem cells aptamers nano particles

Editors and affiliations

  • Giridhara R. Jayandharan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BSBEIIT-KanpurKanpurIndia

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