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Isolation, Characterization and Utilization of CNS Stem Cells

  • F. H. Gage
  • Y. Christen

Part of the Research and Perspectives in Neurosciences book series (NEUROSCIENCE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. E. Dupin, C. Ziller, N. M. Le Douarin
    Pages 29-42
  3. M. B. Luskin, T. Zigova, R. Betarbet, B. J. Soteres
    Pages 67-86
  4. E. Y. Snyder, J. D. Flax, B. D. Yandava, K. I. Park, S. Liu, C. M. Rosario et al.
    Pages 173-196
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 197-199

About these proceedings

Introduction

Understanding the developmental origin of the nervous system is important for two reasons. This knowledge, first, is intellectually interesting since it provides an example of the assembly of a multicellular system, and second, will enable us to control the assembly and disassembly of this system in health and disease. This volume summarizes the current knowledge regarding the CNS stem cells which give rise to the nervous system.

Keywords

Nervous System brain brain repair forebrain neurogenesis progenitor cells stem cells

Editors and affiliations

  • F. H. Gage
    • 1
  • Y. Christen
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratory of GeneticsThe Salk Institute for Biological StudiesSan DiegoUSA
  2. 2.Fondation IPSENParis, Cedex 16France

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-80308-6
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-80310-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-80308-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0945-6082
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