Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells, Volume 8

Therapeutic Applications in Disease and Injury


ISBN: 978-94-007-4797-5 (Print) 978-94-007-4798-2 (Online)
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Table of contents (34 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xlvii

  2. Stem Cell Culture

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 3-12

      Stem Cell Culture: Optimizing Amidst the Complexity

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 13-26

      Development of Defined Culture Conditions for Expansion of Human Mesenchymal Stromal Cells for Clinical Applications

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 27-31

      Retention of Stem Cell Properties Post-expansion in Myosphere Culture

  3. Bone Marrow Stem Cells

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 33-33

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 35-44

      Role of Reactive Oxygen Species Formation from Oxidized Low Density Lipoprotein in Bone Marrow Stem Cells

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 45-54

      The Role of Bone Marrow-Derived Progenitor Cells in Tumor Growth and Angiogenesis

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 55-67

      Myelodysplastic Stem Cells: Gene Expression Profiling

  4. Mesenchymal Stem Cells

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 69-69

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 71-78

      Human Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transdifferentiation to Neural Cells: Role of Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 79-90

      Role of Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSC) in HIV-1 Associated Bone and Lipid Toxicities

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 91-104

      Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy: Immunomodulation and Homing Mechanisms

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 105-112

      Mesenchymal Stem Cells: The Role of Endothelial Cells and the Vasculature

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 113-119

      Use of Cancer/Testis Antigens in Immunotherapy: Potential Effect on Mesenchymal Stem Cells

  5. Reprogramming and Differentiation of Stem Cells

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 121-121

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 123-131

      Regulation of Self-Renewal and Pluripotency of Embryonic Stem Cells: Role of Natriuretic Peptide Receptor A

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 133-146

      Reprogramming and Pluripotency of Epiblast Stem Cells

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 147-154

      Epigenetic Modifiers and Stem Cell Differentiation

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 155-168

      Enrichment and Selection of Stem Cell-Derived Tissue-Specific Precursors

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 169-177

      Differentiation of Pluripotent Stem Cells into Steroidogenic Cells: Role of SF-1 Regulator

    7. Book Chapter

      Pages 179-190

      Human Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation: Role of Glycosphingolipid Structure

    8. Book Chapter

      Pages 191-206

      Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells into Pancreatic Endocrine Cells

    9. Book Chapter

      Pages 207-213

      Transformation of Vascular Endothelial Cells into Multipotent Stem-Like Cells: Role of the Activin-Like Kinase 2 Receptor

  6. Treatment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 215-215

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 217-225

      Colon Cancer Stem Cells: A Therapeutic Target

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