Stem Cells: Current Challenges and New Directions

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-8065-5 (Print) 978-1-4614-8066-2 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

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    Pages 1-17

    Myogenic Potential of Stem Cells: In Vivo Assessment

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    Pages 19-28

    Urine-Derived Stem Cells: Biological Characterization and Potential Clinical Applications

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    Pages 29-58

    Immunoregulatory Properties of Mesenchymal Stem Cells: In Vitro and In Vivo

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    Pages 59-84

    Current Research on Stem Cells in Parkinson’s Disease: Progress and Challenges

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    Pages 85-103

    Stem Cell Applications in Retinal Diseases

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    Pages 105-124

    Potential Use of Dental Stem Cells for Craniofacial Tissue Regeneration

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    Pages 125-158

    Pediatric Diseases and Stem Cells: Recent Advances and Challenges

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    Pages 159-174

    Stem Cell Therapy: From the Heart to the Periphery

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    Pages 175-197

    Stem Cells in Wound Healing

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    Pages 199-224

    Cancer Stem Cells: The Gist of the Matter

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    Pages 225-251

    Filling the Gap in the Relationship Between Cancer and Stem Cells

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    Pages 253-278

    Neural Stem Cells as Therapeutic Delivery Vehicles for Malignant Brain Tumors

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    Pages 279-300

    Therapy Resistance in Prostate Cancer: A Stem Cell Perspective

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    Pages 301-316

    Mechanisms of Somatic Cell Reprogramming

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    Pages 317-340

    Disease Modeling and Drug Discovery Using Human Pluripotent Stem Cells

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    Pages 341-358

    Stem Cell Research: Ethical Considerations

  18. Back Matter

    Pages 359-373