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Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells, Volume 6

Therapeutic Applications in Disease and Injury

  • M.A. Hayat

Part of the Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells book series (STEM, volume 6)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Embryonic Stem Cells

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Prasad Pethe, Deepa Bhartiya
      Pages 3-9
    3. Jessica Nolte, D. V. Krishna Pantakani, Hassan Dihazi, Ulrich Zechner
      Pages 21-34
    4. Yee-Ki Lee, Kwong-Man Ng, Wing-Hon Lai, Yau-Chi Chan, Yee-Man Lau, Hung-Fat Tse et al.
      Pages 71-78
    5. Masato Nakagawa, Shinya Yamanaka
      Pages 79-85
    6. Masha Idelson, Benjamin Reubinoff
      Pages 87-99
  3. Mesenchymal Stem Cells

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 111-111
    2. Sarika Saraswati, Dikshya Bastakoty, Pampee P. Young
      Pages 131-141
    3. Markus Neubauer, Heike Wegmeyer, Ralf Huss
      Pages 143-160
    4. Aaron Liew, Timothy O’Brien
      Pages 161-175
    5. Manuel Ramírez, Javier García Castro
      Pages 177-183
    6. Robert F. Moore, Marwan Mounayar, Reza Abdi
      Pages 197-203
    7. Stéphanie Courtois-Cox, Caroline Moyret-Lalle
      Pages 213-229
    8. Sara Strecker, Yaling Liu, Liping Wang, David Rowe, Peter Maye
      Pages 231-245
    9. Sharmili Vidyadaran, Rajesh Ramasamy, Heng Fong Seow
      Pages 261-272
    10. Ossama Abbas, Meera Mahalingam
      Pages 281-286
  4. Hematopoietic Stem Cells

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 287-287
    2. Donne Bennett D. Caces, Koen Van Besien, Andrew S. Artz, Lucy A. Godley
      Pages 289-298
    3. Gaetano Caramori, Paolo Casolari, Elvira Garofano, Ilja Baart, Marco Contoli, Federico Mazzoni et al.
      Pages 307-317
    4. Ana-Violeta Fonseca, Doreen Reichert, Denis Corbeil
      Pages 319-331
    5. Francesca Pedini, Mary Anna Venneri, Ann Zeuner
      Pages 333-344
    6. Shuxian Jiang, Fu Yigong, Shalom Avraham, Alexandros Makriyannis, Hava Karsenty Avraham
      Pages 345-352
  5. Other Types of Stem Cells

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 365-365
    2. Hendrik Ungefroren, Ayman Hyder, Hebke Hinz, Norbert Reiling, Evelin Grage-Griebenow, Maren Schulze et al.
      Pages 367-375
    3. Thorold W. Theunissen, José C. R. Silva
      Pages 377-384
    4. Marco Velasco-Velázquez, Kongming Wu, Emanuele Loro, Richard Pestell
      Pages 385-395
  6. Parkinson’s Disease

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 397-397
    2. Hideki Mochizuki, Toru Yasuda
      Pages 399-407
    3. Jered V. McGivern, Allison D. Ebert
      Pages 421-430
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 431-448

About this book

Introduction

This book of the multi-volume series on stem cells and their cancerous counterparts features an in-depth explanation of the differences between pluripotent, multipotent and unipotent stem cell varieties. The specific types of stem cell singled out for discussion in this sixth volume include human mesenchymal, germ cell-derived pluripotent, induced pluripotent, human umbilical cord blood-derived, breast tumor, and hematopoietic stem cells. Human embryonic stem cells and their applications receive particular attention, with explanations of the process of embryoid body formation and the self-renewing capability of human embryogenic stem cells. Additional contributions examine the influence of TGF-beta on the propagation of human embryonic stem cells, and the mechanisms by which these cells differentiate into their four secondary incarnations, neurona, hepatocytes, cardiomyocytes, and retinal cells. With a clear exposition of donor policies for hematopoietic stem cells to complete the package, this sixth volume in the series will strengthen STEM’s reputation for varied, yet comprehensive coverage of the topic.

Keywords

Cancer therapy Cell therapy Regenerative medicine Tissue engineering Transplantation

Editors and affiliations

  • M.A. Hayat
    • 1
  1. 1., Kean UniversityRoom 213, Library buildingUnionUSA

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