2013

Trends in Stem Cell Proliferation and Cancer Research

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ISBN: 978-94-007-6210-7 (Print) 978-94-007-6211-4 (Online)

Table of contents (23 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

  2. Molecular Bases of Stem and Cancer Cell Proliferation

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-12

      An Introduction to Proliferation and Migration of Stem and Cancer Cells

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      Pages 13-49

      The Role of Cell Adhesion, Cell Junctions, and Extracellular Matrix in Development and Carcinogenesis

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      Pages 51-63

      The Embryonic Rest Hypothesis of Cancer Development: 150 Years Later

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      Pages 65-92

      Are Calcium Channels More Important Than Calcium Influx for Cell Proliferation?

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      Pages 93-137

      Role of Calcium Signaling in Stem and Cancer Cell Proliferation

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      Pages 139-165

      Formation and Function of Lipid Droplets in Inflammation and Cancer

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      Pages 167-191

      The Role of Sphingolipids in Modulating Pluripotency of Stem Cells

  3. Signaling Pathways Underlying Tumor Genesis, Proliferation and Cell Death

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      Pages 193-193

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      Pages 195-203

      Signaling Pathways of Cbl-b and Its Role in Peripheral T Cell Tolerance

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      Pages 205-249

      BH3-Only Proteins in Cancer and Apoptosis

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      Pages 251-275

      Signaling Pathways of MTA Family Proteins as Regulators of Cancer Progression and Metastasis

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      Pages 277-296

      Signalling Pathways of β-Catenin/JNK in Carcinogenesis

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      Pages 297-336

      The Regulation of the JNK Cascade and Programmed Cell Death by NF-κB: Mechanisms and Functions

  4. Functions and Dysfunctions of Physiological Processes Involved in Tumor Genesis and Malignancy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 337-337

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      Pages 339-358

      Migration, Metastasis, and More: The Role of Chemokines in the Proliferation, Spreading, and Metastasis of Tumors

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      Pages 359-390

      Autophagy, Cell Death, and Cancer

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      Pages 391-433

      The Duality of Stem Cells: Double-Edged Sword in tumor Evolution and Treatment

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      Pages 435-462

      Implications of Glioblastoma Stem Cells in Chemoresistance

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      Pages 463-478

      The Tumor Microenvironment as a Transient Niche: A Modulator of Epigenetic States and Stem Cell Functions

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      Pages 479-501

      Tumor-Associated Neutrophils

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      Pages 503-530

      MicroRNA Control of Apoptotic Programs in Cancer

  5. Strategies for Cancer Treatment

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      Pages 531-532

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      Pages 533-558

      Markers of Cancer Stem Cells and Their Functions

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