Stem Cells

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ISBN: 978-3-540-26133-9 (Print) 978-3-540-31265-9 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

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    Pages 1-19

    Factors Involved in Self-Renewal and Pluripotency of Embryonic Stem Cells

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    Pages 21-51

    Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Embryoid Bodies: An In Vitro Model of Eutherian Pregastrulation Development and Early Gastrulation

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    Pages 53-71

    Embryonic Stem Cells: A Novel Tool for the Study of Antiangiogenesis and Tumor-Induced Angiogenesis

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    Pages 73-100

    Cardiac Repair by Embryonic Stem-Derived Cells

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    Pages 101-122

    Cardiomyocytes from Human Embryonic Stem Cells

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    Pages 123-146

    Autocrine and Intracrine Signaling for Cardiogenesis in Embryonic Stem Cells: A Clue for the Development of Novel Differentiating Agents

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    Pages 147-167

    Therapeutic Potential of Stem Cells in Diabetes

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    Pages 169-183

    The Stem Cell Continuum: A New Model of Stem Cell Regulation

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    Pages 185-227

    Markers of Adult Tissue-Based Stem Cells

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    Pages 229-247

    Designer Cytokines for Human Haematopoietic Progenitor Cell Expansion: Impact for Tissue Regeneration

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    Pages 249-282

    Mesenchymal Stem Cells: Isolation, In Vitro Expansion and Characterization

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    Pages 283-298

    Neovascularization and Cardiac Repair by Bone Marrow-Derived Stem Cells

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    Pages 299-317

    The Potential Use of Myogenic Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine

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    Pages 319-360

    Neural Stem Cells: On Where They Hide, in Which Disguise, and How We May Lure Them Out

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    Pages 361-388

    Cell Transplantation for Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

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    Pages 389-408

    Postmodern Biology: (Adult) (Stem) Cells Are Plastic, Stochastic, Complex, and Uncertain