Stem Cell Transplantation

ISBN: 978-1-4614-2097-2 (Print) 978-1-4614-2098-9 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxv

  2. Basic Aspects of Transplantation

    1. Chapter

      Pages 1-12

      The Frontiers of Organ Transplantation and Cell Therapy

    2. Chapter

      Pages 13-26

      Organ Transplantation in the 21th Century

    3. Chapter

      Pages 27-43

      Imunology and the Challenge of Transplantation

    4. Chapter

      Pages 44-59

      Cellular Immunotolerance in the Transplant

    5. Chapter

      Pages 60-72

      Immunosuppression in the ERA of Biological Agents

    6. Chapter

      Pages 73-88

      Transgenic Organs and Xenotransplants

    7. Chapter

      Pages 89-102

      Cell and Tissue Therapy in Regenerative Medicine

  3. Adult Stem Cells

    1. Chapter

      Pages 103-120

      Characteristics of Adult Stem Cells

    2. Chapter

      Pages 121-134

      Bone Marrow Transplantation Extends Its Scope

    3. Chapter

      Pages 135-151

      Biology of Stem Cells: The Role of Microenvironments

    4. Chapter

      Pages 152-170

      Mobilization and Homing of Hematopoietic Stem Cells

    5. Chapter

      Pages 171-186

      Great Promise of Tissue-Resident Adult Stem/Progenitor Cells in Transplantation and Cancer Therapies

    6. Chapter

      Pages 187-205

      Multipotent Mesenchymal Stromal Cells: Clinical Applications and Cancer Modeling

  4. Embryonic Stem Cells

    1. Chapter

      Pages 206-216

      Neural Stem Cells and Transplantation Studies in Parkinson’s Disease

    2. Chapter

      Pages 217-230

      Biological Impact of Human Embryonic Stem Cells

    3. Chapter

      Pages 231-253

      Epigenetics of Embryonic Stem Cells

    4. Chapter

      Pages 254-275

      New Tools in Regenerative Medicine: Gene Therapy

    5. Chapter

      Pages 276-289

      Therapeutic Cloning and Cellular Reprogramming

  5. Stem Cell Regenerative Medicine

    1. Chapter

      Pages 290-313

      Advances in Stem Cell Therapy

    2. Chapter

      Pages 314-336

      Tissue Bioengineering and Artificial Organs

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 337-342