Book Volume 11 2014

Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells, Volume 11

Therapeutic Applications in Disease and injury


ISBN: 978-94-007-7328-8 (Print) 978-94-007-7329-5 (Online)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxxviii

  2. Embryonic Stem Cells

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-14

      Maintenance of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Identity and Inhibition of Extraembryonic Differentiation: Role of CNOT1, CNOT2 and CNOT3

    3. Chapter

      Pages 15-27

      Investigating the Role of the Embryonic Stem Cell Self-Renewal Gene NANOG in Neoplastic Processes

    4. Chapter

      Pages 29-39

      Derivation and Expansion of Human Embryonic Stem Cells Under Xeno-Free, Defined Conditions

    5. Chapter

      Pages 41-49

      Self-Renewal of Naïve State Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells: Role of LacdiNAc in LIF/STAT3 Signaling

    6. Chapter

      Pages 51-63

      Cancer Gene Therapy Potential of Neural Stem Cells Derived from Human Embryonic Stem Cells and Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

  3. Cancer Stem Cells

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 65-65

    2. Chapter

      Pages 67-74

      The Role of Cancer Stem(–Like) Cells and Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition in Spreading Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

    3. Chapter

      Pages 75-91

      Glioma Propagating Cells Show Enhanced Chemoresistance and Radioresistance (an Update)

    4. Chapter

      Pages 93-101

      Chemical Genomic Approaches to Eradicate Leukemia Stem Cells

    5. Chapter

      Pages 103-109

      Isolation of Cancer Stem Cells Showing Drug Resistance in the Human Epithelia Ovarian Cancer

    6. Chapter

      Pages 111-126

      Cancer Stem Cells in Pediatric Sarcomas

    7. Chapter

      Pages 127-133

      Cancer Stem Cells Derived from Mouse Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

    8. Chapter

      Pages 135-147

      Stemness Regulation of Somatic Cancer Cells

    9. Chapter

      Pages 149-158

      Induced Differentiation of Brain Tumour Stem Cells

    10. Chapter

      Pages 159-169

      Role of Microenvironment in Regulating Stem Cell and Tumor Initiating Cancer Cell Behavior and Its Potential Therapeutic Implications

    11. Chapter

      Pages 171-185

      Identification of Ovarian Cancer Stem Cells: Molecular Pathways

  4. Hematopoietic Stem Cells

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 187-187

    2. Chapter

      Pages 189-200

      Hematopoietic Stem Cells and Bone Regeneration

    3. Chapter

      Pages 201-207

      Children with Solid Tumors: Identification of Hematopoietic and Endothelial Progenitor Cells as Biomarkers

    4. Chapter

      Pages 209-220

      Pediatric Neuroblastoma: Combined Treatment with Monoclonal Antibody and Cytokines Preceded by Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

    5. Chapter

      Pages 221-230

      Autologous and Allogeneic Hematopoieitic Cell Transplantation: Risk of Second Malignancies

  5. Neural Stem Cells

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 231-231

    2. Chapter

      Pages 233-240

      Treatment of Injured Spinal Cord: Engraftment of Neural Stem Cells

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