Prominin-1 (CD133): New Insights on Stem & Cancer Stem Cell Biology

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-5893-7 (Print) 978-1-4614-5894-4 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Biology of Prominins

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-24

      Prominin-1 (CD133): Molecular and Cellular Features Across Species

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      Pages 25-40

      Prominin-2 and Other Relatives of CD133

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      Pages 41-54

      Prominin-1-Containing Membrane Vesicles: Origins, Formation, and Utility

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      Pages 55-71

      Prominent Role of Prominin in the Retina

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      Pages 73-85

      Gene Regulation of Prominin-1 (CD133) in Normal and Cancerous Tissues

  3. Prominin-1/CD133 And Stem Cells

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 87-87

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      Pages 89-98

      Prominin-1 (CD133) and the Cell Biology of Neural Progenitors and Their Progeny

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      Pages 99-111

      CD133-Positive Hematopoietic Stem Cells: From Biology to Medicine

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      Pages 113-123

      New Insights into the Renal Progenitor Cells and Kidney Diseases by Studying CD133

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      Pages 125-141

      CD133 Expression Strongly Correlates with the Phenotype of Very Small Embryonic-/Epiblast-Like Stem Cells

  4. Prominin-1/CD133 And The Cancer Stem Cell Hypothesis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 143-143

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      Pages 145-166

      New Insights into the CD133 (Prominin-1) Expression in Mouse and Human Colon Cancer Cells

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      Pages 167-184

      Prominin-1 (CD133) Expression in the Prostate and Prostate Cancer: A Marker for Quiescent Stem Cells

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      Pages 185-196

      Prominin-1 (CD133) Reveals New Faces of Pancreatic Progenitor Cells and Cancer Stem Cells: Current Knowledge and Therapeutic Perspectives

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      Pages 197-211

      Prominin-1 (CD133) and Metastatic Melanoma: Current Knowledge and Therapeutic Perspectives

  5. Future perspectives – from Basic Research to Medical Application

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 213-213

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      Pages 215-227

      CD133-Positive Cells for Cardiac Stem Cell Therapy: Current Status and Outlook

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      Pages 229-243

      CD133+ Cells for the Treatment of Degenerative Diseases: Update and Perspectives

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 245-250