Book 2012

Stem Cells and Human Diseases


ISBN: 978-94-007-2800-4 (Print) 978-94-007-2801-1 (Online)

Table of contents (28 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-22

    Cancer Stem Cells: Biology, Perspectives and Therapeutic Implications

  3. Chapter

    Pages 23-60

    The Perspectives of Stem Cell-Based Therapy in Neurological Diseases

  4. Chapter

    Pages 61-90

    Stem Cell-Based Therapy for Lysosomal Storage Diseases

  5. Chapter

    Pages 91-99

    Drosophila Germline Stem Cells

  6. Chapter

    Pages 101-115

    Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

  7. Chapter

    Pages 117-148

    Cancer Stem Cells in Solid Tumors, Markers and Therapy

  8. Chapter

    Pages 149-174

    Cancer Stem Cells: Paradigm Shifting or Perishing Concept?

  9. Chapter

    Pages 175-196

    Genomics of Prostate Cancer

  10. Chapter

    Pages 197-216

    Ischemia, Reactive Radicals, Redox Signaling and Hematopoietic Stem Cells

  11. Chapter

    Pages 217-228

    Cancer Stem Cell Models and Role in Drug Discovery

  12. Chapter

    Pages 229-246

    Origins of Metastasis-Initiating Cells

  13. Chapter

    Pages 247-266

    The Reduction of Callus Formation During Bone Regeneration by BMP-2 and Human Adipose Derived Stem Cells

  14. Chapter

    Pages 267-306

    Stem Cells and Leukemia

  15. Chapter

    Pages 307-322

    The Role of Adult Bone Marrow Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells, Growth Factors and Scaffolds in the Repair of Cartilage and Bone

  16. Chapter

    Pages 323-351

    Worth the Weight: Adipose Stem Cells in Human Disease

  17. Chapter

    Pages 353-386

    Neural Crest and Hirschsprung’s Disease

  18. Chapter

    Pages 387-418

    Common Denominators of Self-renewal and Malignancy in Neural Stem Cells and Glioma

  19. Chapter

    Pages 419-431

    Stem-Like Cells from Brain Tumours or Vice Versa?

  20. Chapter

    Pages 433-450

    Translating Mammary Stem Cell and Cancer Stem Cell Biology to the Clinics

  21. Chapter

    Pages 451-465

    Breast Cancer Stem Cells

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