Hematopoietic Stem Cell Biology by Motonari KondoHematopoietic Stem Cell Biology by Motonari Kondo

Hematopoietic Stem Cell Biology

EditorMotonari Kondo

Paperback | May 4, 2012

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This book is written by experts in the field of hematopoietic stem cell biology and lymphocyte development in order to overview recent advances in the field. Prospective isolation of various progenitors and stem cells enables us to understand self-renewal mechanisms of stem cells as well as regulation of hematopoiesis. Furthermore, the importance of extrinsic factors has been emphasized recently. This volume concisely describes our current understanding of normal hemato/lymphopoiesis as well as abnormal hematopoiesis, which may lead to leukemia.
Title:Hematopoietic Stem Cell BiologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:266 pagesPublished:May 4, 2012Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617796727

ISBN - 13:9781617796722

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Table of Contents

List of ContributorsAcknowledgementPrefaceChapter 1 Principles of hematopoietic Stem Cell BiologyHideo Ema, Toshihiro Kobayashi, and Hiromitsu NakauchiChapter 2 Hematopoietic Stem Cells and Their NicheHiroko Iwasaki and Toshio SudaChapter 3 Hematopoietic Stem Cells and Somatic Stem CellsKah Yong Tan, Francis S. Kim, Amy J. Wagers, and Shane R. Mayack Chapter 4 Developmental Biology of Mammalian T cell progenitors: From Early Lymphoid Progenitors to Thymus-Colonizing CellsSophie Ezine, Laetitia Gautreau, Aude Parcelier and Bruno CanqueChapter 5 GATA-1 and GATA-2 functions in hematopoietic differentiationTakashi Moriguchi, Mikiko Suzuki, James Douglas Engel, and Masayuki YamamotoChapter 6Role of the IL-7 Receptor in T Cell Development from Hematopoietic Stem CellsKoichi Ikuta and Shizue Tani-ichiChapter 7Dendritic cell homeostasis - physiology and impact on diseaseMiriam Merad and Markus G. ManzChapter 8 Wnt in hematopoietic and leukemic stem cellsKim-Hien T. Dao and Catriona H. M. Jamieson

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From the reviews:"The text is exceptionally well written by 23 contributors from Japan, the United States, France, and Switzerland­­-- all experts in their respective fields of hematopoietic stem cell biology and lymphocyte physiology. . Hematopoietic Stem Cell Biology will be most helpful and interesting to readers wanting a current update of the field. It is well indexed and well referenced, although it includes few figures, schemas, or photographs to help elucidate the text." (Paulette Mehta, Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 304 (18), November, 2010)