2009

Stem Cells in Marine Organisms

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ISBN: 978-90-481-2766-5 (Print) 978-90-481-2767-2 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

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    Pages 1-19

    Stem Cells: Autonomy Interactors that Emerge as Causal Agents and Legitimate Units of Selection

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    Pages 21-32

    Putative Stem Cell Origins in Solitary Tunicates

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    Pages 33-59

    Cnidarian Interstitial Cells: The Dawn of Stem Cell Research

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    Pages 61-103

    Stem Cells in Aquatic Invertebrates: Common Premises and Emerging Unique Themes

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    Pages 105-137

    Stem Cells in Asexual Reproduction of Marine Invertebrates

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    Pages 139-164

    Neuroimmune Chemical Messengers and Their Conservation During Evolution

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    Pages 165-186

    Regenerating Echinoderms: A Promise to Understand Stem Cells Potential

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    Pages 187-213

    Secondary Mesenchyme Cells as Potential Stem Cells of the Sea Urchin Embryo

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    Pages 215-244

    Cell Dynamics in Early Embryogenesis and Pluripotent Embryonic Cell Lines: From Sea Urchin to Mammals

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    Pages 245-265

    Regeneration in Hemichordates and Echinoderms

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    Pages 267-280

    Stem Cells in Sexual and Asexual Reproduction of Botryllus schlosseri (Ascidiacea, Tunicata): An Overview

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    Pages 281-308

    Stem Cells, Chimerism and Tolerance: Lessons from Mammals and Ascidians

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    Pages 309-336

    Effect of Bacterial Infection on Stem Cell Pattern in Porifera

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    Pages 337-367

    Defence Mechanisms and Stem Cells in Holothuria polii and Sipunculus nudus

  16. Back Matter

    Pages 369-371