2010

Stem Cell Biology in Health and Disease

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ISBN: 978-90-481-3039-9 (Print) 978-90-481-3040-5 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Bone marrow-derived stem cells

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 9-9

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      Pages 1-7

      Introduction

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      Pages 11-26

      Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells in Clinical Use – Transplantation and Mobilization

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      Pages 27-56

      Ex Vivo Expansion of HSPCs

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      Pages 57-77

      Modulation of Hematopoietic Stem/Progenitor Cell Migration

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      Pages 79-98

      Properties of Mesenchymal Stem Cells to Consider for Cancer Cell Therapy

  3. Embryonic Stem Cells

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 99-99

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      Pages 101-143

      Alternative Embryonic Stem Cell Sources

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      Pages 145-154

      Cell Therapy in Parkinson’s Disease

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      Pages 155-181

      Transplantation of Stem Cells and Their Derivatives in the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis

  4. Cancer Stem Cells

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 183-183

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      Pages 185-222

      Cancer: A Stem Cell-based Disease?

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      Pages 223-233

      Stem Cell Niche Versus Cancer Stem Cell Niche – Differences and Similarities

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      Pages 235-250

      The Chronically Inflamed Microenvironment and Cancer Stem Cells

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      Pages 251-279

      Does the Chronically Inflamed Periodontium Harbour Cancer Stem Cells?

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      Pages 281-294

      Leukemia Stem Cells

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      Pages 295-326

      Cancer Stem Cells in Solid Tumors

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      Pages 327-356

      “One for All” or “All for One”? – The Necessity of Cancer Stem Cell Diversity in Metastasis Formation and Cancer Relapse

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      Pages 357-384

      Elimination of Cancer Stem Cells

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      Pages 385-421

      Potential Molecular Therapeutic Targets in Cancer Stem/Progenitor Cells: Are ATP-Binding Cassette Membrane Transporters Appropriate Targets to Eliminate Cancer-Initiating Cells?

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 423-426