Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering


ISBN: 978-1-4614-5504-2 (Print) 978-1-4614-5505-9 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-5

    Short History of Stem Cells Transplantation with Emphasis on Hematological Disorders

  3. Chapter

    Pages 7-10

    Stem Cell Concept: Entity or Function?

  4. Chapter

    Pages 11-19

    Embryonic Stem Cells: Problems and Possible Solutions

  5. Chapter

    Pages 21-22

    Adult Stem Cells (the Concept of VSEL-Cell)

  6. Chapter

    Pages 23-24

    Cord Blood Stem Cells

  7. Chapter

    Pages 25-26

    Hematopoietic Stem Cells

  8. Chapter

    Pages 27-28

    Ethical Aspects of Stem Cell Research

  9. Chapter

    Pages 29-31

    Stem Cell Renewal and Differentiation

  10. Chapter

    Pages 33-52

    Stem Cell Sources, Harvesting, and Clinical Use

  11. Chapter

    Pages 53-59

    The HLA and ABO Systems in the View of Stem Cell Transplant (HLA Typization: Choice of Donors)

  12. Chapter

    Pages 61-67

    Peritransplant Blood Component Therapy

  13. Chapter

    Pages 69-70

    Engraftment: Homing and Use of Genetic Markers

  14. Chapter

    Pages 71-81

    Principles and Practice of Stem Cell Cryopreservation

  15. Chapter

    Pages 83-84

    Cord Blood Cell Cryopreservation

  16. Chapter

    Pages 85-107

    Current Status and Perspectives in Stem Cell Research

  17. Chapter

    Pages 109-124

    Stem Cells in Neurodegenerative Diseases. Part I: General Consideration

  18. Chapter

    Pages 125-150

    Neurological Diseases and Stem Cell Therapy

  19. Chapter

    Pages 151-153

    Tissue Engineering and Stem Cells: Summary