Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine

From Molecular Embryology to Tissue Engineering


ISBN: 978-1-60761-859-1 (Print) 978-1-60761-860-7 (Online)
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Table of contents (36 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxvii

  2. Stem Cell Biology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 3-18

      Introduction to Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 19-43

      Embryonic Stem Cells: Discovery, Development, and Current Trends

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 45-57

      Bmi1 in Self-Renewal and Homeostasis of Pancreas

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 59-76

      Cancer Stem Cells in Solid Tumors

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 77-87

      Adipose-Derived Stem Cells and Skeletal Muscle Repair

    7. Book Chapter

      Pages 89-101

      Regeneration of Sensory Cells of Adult Mammalian Inner Ear

    8. Book Chapter

      Pages 103-124

      Stem Cells and Their Use in Skeletal Tissue Repair

  3. Epigenetic and microRNA Regulation in Stem Cells

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 125-125

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 127-139

      Epigenetic Identity in Cancer Stem Cells

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 141-153

      Function of MicroRNA-145 in Human Embryonic Stem Cell Pluripotency

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 155-179

      Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Liver Regeneration

  4. Stem Cells for Therapeutic Applications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 193-193

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 181-191

      The Role of Time-Lapse Microscopy in Stem Cell Research and Therapy

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 195-218

      Therapeutic Applications of Mesenchymal Stem/Multipotent Stromal Cells

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 219-225

      Gastrointestinal Stem Cells

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 227-241

      Lung Epithelial Stem Cells

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 243-263

      Placental-Derived Stem Cells: Potential Clinical Applications

    7. Book Chapter

      Pages 265-277

      Bone Marrow Cell Therapy for Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Clinical Trial Review

    8. Book Chapter

      Pages 279-297

      Stem Cell Transplantation to the Heart

    9. Book Chapter

      Pages 299-314

      Adult Neural Progenitor Cells and Cell Replacement Therapy for Huntington Disease

    10. Book Chapter

      Pages 315-336

      Migration of Transplanted Neural Stem Cells in Experimental Models of Neurodegenerative Diseases

    11. Book Chapter

      Pages 337-348

      Prospects for Neural Stem Cell Therapy of Alzheimer Disease

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