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Tissue Engineering, Stem Cells, and Gene Therapies

  • Y. Murat Elçin

Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 534)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Perspectives for Tissue Engineering and Stem Cells

  3. Stem Cells In Tissue Engineering And Cell - Based Therapies

    1. Vivek Dixit, Y. Murat Elçin
      Pages 57-67
    2. Ye. V. Pankratov, A. I. Ivanov, T. D. Kolokoltsova, Ye. A. Nechayeva, I. F. Radayeva, L. I. Korochkin et al.
      Pages 97-105
    3. Yu-Shih Weng, Hsien-Yi Lin, Yi-Jung Hsiang, Cheng-Ta Hsieh, Wen-Tyng Li
      Pages 119-128
  4. Biomarkers For Tissue-Engineered Products

    1. Henry Rodriguez, Pawel Jaruga, Mustafa Birincioğlu, Peter E. Barker, Catherine O’Connell, Miral Dizdaroğlu
      Pages 129-135
    2. Catherine O’Connell, Peter E. Barker, Michael Marino, Patricia McAndrew, Donald H. Atha, Pawel Jaruga et al.
      Pages 137-145
  5. Biomaterials In Tissue Engineering And Repair

    1. Shuguang Zhang, Carlos E. Semino
      Pages 147-163
    2. Mathilde Crombez, Diego Mantovani
      Pages 165-177
    3. Lucie Bačáková, Monika Lapčíková, Dana Kubies, František Rypáček
      Pages 179-189
    4. Vladimír Proks, Lud’ka Machová, Štěpán Popelka, František Rypáček
      Pages 191-199
    5. Patrícia B. Malafaya, Manuela E. Gomes, António J. Salgado, Rui L. Reis
      Pages 201-233
    6. Gilson Khang, Sang Jin Lee, Chang Whan Han, John M. Rhee, Hai Bang Lee
      Pages 235-245
    7. Maria Bokhari, Mark Birch, Galip Akay
      Pages 247-254
    8. Y. Murat Elçin, A. Eser Elçin, Reinhardt G. Bretzel, Thomas Linn
      Pages 255-264
  6. Gene Therapy And Other Approaches

    1. Margarita M. Marques, Alison J. Thomson, Jim McWhir
      Pages 265-278
    2. Dilek Şendil Keskin, Vasif Hasirci
      Pages 279-296
    3. Ahmet Arman, Philip E. Auron
      Pages 297-307
    4. Asli Muvaffak, Nesrin Hasirci
      Pages 309-325
    5. Berrin Erdağ, B. Koray Balcioğlu, Asli Kumbasar, Beyazit Çirakoğlu
      Pages 327-334
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 335-340

About this book

Introduction

Recent years have seen an upsurge of significant interest in cell-based technologies. A range of productive and lively debate have taken place relating to tissue engineering, namely the construction of tissues and whole organs using molecularly-designed resorbable biomaterials to create tissue de novo, the potential use of human embryonic stem cells for transplantation and regenerative medicine, with similar potential for adult-derived stem cells, and gene therapy, in relation to cell transplantation. New findings in biomimetic materials, cell signalling pathways, extracellular matrix receptors and ligands, growth factors, and the human genome project, all present particularly motivating sources for the development of research in the evergrowing biomedical field. The purpose of this book is to stimulate further the work in biomedicine and to make the issues of related scientific disciplines accessible to a wider readership by characterising the current state of research in the biomedical field. The lectures and a selection of the presentations from BlOMED 200- th The 9 International Symposium on Biomedical Science and Technology, held in September 2002 in Turkey- constitute the basis for the volume. Tissue engineering, stem cells, cell and gene therapies were the major topics presented and discussed in the symposium. This book is intended to serve as an up-to-date synopsis of the major developments of our area through the work reflected in BlOMED 2002, though not covering all aspects of the topics, due to the natural restrictions within a volume of this kind.

Keywords

Biomaterial Tissue Engineering bone cartilage cells endothelium smooth muscle tissue

Editors and affiliations

  • Y. Murat Elçin
    • 1
  1. 1.Science Faculty and Biotechnology InstituteAnkara UniversityAnkaraTurkey

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-0063-6
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York 2003
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-4907-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-0063-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0065-2598
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