Stem Cells in Neurodegenerative Diseases. Part I: General Consideration

(The Old Idea or A New Therapeutic Concept?)
  • Mirjana Pavlovic
  • Bela Balint
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering book series (BRIEFSELECTRIC)


The pluripotency of stem cells from different sources is the subject of controversies and criticism, but as one of the most prominent features of these cells is also envisioned as a powerful therapeutic approach. Adult stem cells reside in most mammalian tissues, but the extent to which they contribute to normal homeostasis and repair varies widely.


Stem Cell Embryonic Stem Cell Cancer Stem Cell Neural Stem Cell Adult Stem Cell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mirjana Pavlovic
    • 1
  • Bela Balint
    • 2
  1. 1.Florida Atlantic UniversityBoca RatonUSA
  2. 2.Military Medical AcademyBelgradeSerbia

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