Adult Stem Cells

Biology and Methods of Analysis

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ISBN: 978-1-61779-001-0 (Print) 978-1-61779-002-7 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Basic Biology of Adult Stem Cells

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-33

      Molecular Mechanisms Regulating Adult Stem Cell Self-Renewal

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 35-55

      Maintenance of Adult Stem Cells: Role of the Stem Cell Niche

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 57-94

      The Emerging Role of microRNAs in Adult Stem Cells

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      Pages 95-112

      Expression and Function of Pluripotency Genes in Adult Stem Cells

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 113-131

      Adult Stem Cell Plasticity Revisited

  3. Characterization of Adult Stem Cells

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 133-133

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      Pages 135-161

      Lineage Tracing of Tissue-Specific Stem Cells In Vivo

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      Pages 163-179

      Surrogate Measures of Adult Stem Cell Self-Renewal: The Neural Stem Cell Paradigm

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      Pages 181-199

      ABC Transporters, Aldehyde Dehydrogenase, and Adult Stem Cells

  4. Regulation of Life Span and Immortalization

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 201-201

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      Pages 203-223

      Regulation of Life Span in Adult Stem Cells

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      Pages 225-248

      The Cancer Stem Cell Paradigm

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 249-279