Stem Cell Research and Therapeutics by Yanhong ShiStem Cell Research and Therapeutics by Yanhong Shi

Stem Cell Research and Therapeutics

EditorYanhong Shi, Dennis Clegg

Paperback | November 20, 2010

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This book is an updated reference for one of the most exciting fields of biomedical research- Stem Cell Research and its therapeutic applications. Stem cell research holds great promise for the treatment of many human diseases that currently lack effective therapies. The set of chapters in this book provide insights into both basic stem cell biology and clinical applications of stem cell-based cell replacement therapies for a variety of human diseases, including cardiovascular diseases, neurological disorders, and liver degeneration. It also covers novel technologies for the culture and differentiation of both human embryonic stem cells and adult tissue stem cells. This book summarizes our current state of knowledge in stem cell research and integrates basic stem cell biology with regenerative medicine in an overall context. It is an essential reference for students, research fellows, academic and industrial scientists, and clinicians.
Title:Stem Cell Research and TherapeuticsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:344 pagesPublished:November 20, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048178940

ISBN - 13:9789048178940

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Table of Contents

1. Differentiation of retinal pigment epithelium from human embyronic stem cells: Lessons from in vivoDennis Clegg, David Buchholz, Sherry Hikita, Teisha Rowland, Qirui Hu and Lincoln V. Johnson2. Retinal Progenitor CellsHenry Klassen3. Regulation of endogenous neural stem cells in sensory epithelia by TGFb and their antagonists.J. A. Hamilton, C. L. Beites, K. K. Gokoffski, P. L. W. Hollenbeck, S. Kawauchi, R. Santos, A. Bonnin, H. H. Wu, J. Kim, and A, Calof4. Epigenetic control of neural stem cell self-renewal and specificationGuoQiang Sun, Chunnian Zhao and Yanhong Shi 5. Neural stem cells and neurogenic niche Xuekun Li, Basam Z. Barkho and Xinyu Zhao 6. Progressing Neural Stem Cell Lines to the ClinicKenneth Pollock and John Sinden7. Human Neural Stem Cells for Biopharmaceutical ApplicationsLilian Hook, Norma Fulton, Gregor Russell, and Timothy Allsopp8. Micro RNA profiling of embryonic and adult stem cell populations Loyal A. Goff, Uma Lakshmipathy, and Ronald P. Hart9. Optimized Growth of Human Embryonic Stem CellsMatthew A. Singer, Jacqui Johnson, Paul Bello, Robert Kovelman, Michelle Greene10. Potential of Stem Cells in Liver RegenerationMadhava Pai, Natasa Levicar, and Nagy A. Habib11. Transplantation therapy for myocardial repair: current status and problems to be solved Wangde Dai and Robert Kloner12. Clinical cardiac cell therapyFederico Benetti, Luis Geffner, Daniel Brusich, Agustin Fronzutti, Roberto Paganini, Juan Paganini and Amit Patel13. High throughput technologies for directed differentiation of stem cellsYen Choo-Plasticell Limited14. Adult Stem Cell Therapies for Tissue Regeneration: Ex vivo Expansion in an Automated SystemKristin L. Goltry, Douglas Smith, James Dennis, Jon Rowley and Ronnda Bartel 15. Multipotency of hair follicle stem cells to produce neurons and other cell types for regenerative medicineRobert Hoffman