Stem Cells

The second edition of Stem Cells: Scientific Facts and Fiction provides the non-stem cell expert with an understandable review of the history, current state of affairs, and facts and fiction of the promises of stem cells. Building on success of its award-winning preceding edition, the second edition features new chapters on embryonic and iPS cells and stem cells in veterinary science and medicine. It contains major revisions on cancer stem cells to include new culture models, additional interviews with leaders in progenitor cells, engineered eye tissue, and xeno organs from stem cells, as well as new information on "organs on chips" and adult progenitor cells. In the past decades our understanding of stem cell biology has increased tremendously. Many types of stem cells have been discovered in tissues that everyone presumed were unable to regenerate in adults, the heart and the brain in particular. There is vast interest in stem cells from biologists and clinicians who see the potential for regenerative medicine and future treatments for chronic diseases like Parkinson's, diabetes, and spinal cord lesions, based on the use of stem cells; and from entrepreneurs in biotechnology who expect new commercial applications ranging from drug discovery to transplantation therapies. Explains in straightforward, non-specialist language the basic biology of stem cells and their applications in modern medicine and future therapy Includes extensive coverage of adult and embryonic stem cells both historically and in contemporary practice Richly illustrated to assist in understanding how research is done and the current hurdles to clinical practice

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  • Author : Christine Mummery
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 448 pages
  • ISBN : 0124115675
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Stem Cells

Stem Cells
  • Author : Christine Mummery,Anja van de Stolpe,Bernard Roelen,Hans Clevers
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 23 May 2014
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The second edition of Stem Cells: Scientific Facts and Fiction provides the non-stem cell expert with an understandable review of the history, current state of affairs, and facts and fiction of the promises of stem cells. Building on success of its award-winning preceding edition, the second edition features new chapters on embryonic and iPS cells and stem cells in veterinary science and medicine. It contains major revisions on cancer stem cells to include new culture models, additional interviews with leaders

Stem Cell Therapy for Organ Failure

Stem Cell Therapy for Organ Failure
  • Author : Indumathi Somasundaram
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 02 January 2015
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The book “STEM CELL THERAPY FOR ORGAN FAILURES” edited by Dr. S. Indumathi demonstrates the In Vitro and In vivo therapeutic strategies and applications of pre- and post-natal stem cells for treating the failures of various organ systems of our body in a wide perspective. It explores the past, present and the futuristic approach of the exciting field of stem cells and its intriguing properties involved in tissue repair and regeneration. The prime focus of this volume is to unravel

Stem Cells and the Future of Regenerative Medicine

Stem Cells and the Future of Regenerative Medicine
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Neuroscience and Behavioral Health,National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Life Sciences,Committee on the Biological and Biomedical Applications of Stem Cell Research
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 25 January 2002
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Recent scientific breakthroughs, celebrity patient advocates, and conflicting religious beliefs have come together to bring the state of stem cell researchâ€"specifically embryonic stem cell researchâ€"into the political crosshairs. President Bush’s watershed policy statement allows federal funding for embryonic stem cell research but only on a limited number of stem cell lines. Millions of Americans could be affected by the continuing political debate among policymakers and the public. Stem Cells and the Future of Regenerative Medicine provides a

Stem Cells Heterogeneity in Different Organs

Stem Cells Heterogeneity in Different Organs
  • Author : Alexander Birbrair
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 05 September 2019
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This book presents a comprehensive discussion on the heterogeneity existing between different types of stem cells within the same tissue. As the functions of these stem cells vary, this is very important for the application of stem cells in cell therapy. This book describes the many recent developments that have revealed completely different roles of distinct stem cells within the same organ. Stem Cells Heterogeneity in Different Organs provides a timely update on the current information on stem cells heterogeneity

Stem Cells and Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine

Stem Cells and Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine
  • Author : Marek J. Los,Andrzej Hudecki,Emilia Wiechec
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 07 November 2018
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Stem Cells and Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine addresses the urgent need for a compact source of information on both the cellular and biomaterial aspects of regenerative medicine. By developing a mutual understanding between three separately functioning areas of science—medicine, the latest technology, and clinical economics—the volume encourages interdisciplinary relationships that will lead to solutions for the significant challenges faced by today's regenerative medicine. Users will find sections on the homeostatic balance created by apoptosis and proliferating tissue stem

Stem Cells Heterogeneity - Novel Concepts

Stem Cells Heterogeneity - Novel Concepts
  • Author : Alexander Birbrair
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 23 April 2019
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This book presents a comprehensive discussion on the novel concepts in stem cell heterogeneity, from pluripotent stem cells to human mesenchymal stem cells, adult and cancer stem cells of the thyroid, sarcoma, and more. Thus, Stem Cell Heterogeneity - Novel Concepts starts from a timely update on the current information on stem cells heterogeneity in various tissues and discusses new concepts and future directions. It also provides a solid foundation of the history of stem cells from specific tissues and

Pluripotent Stem Cells

Pluripotent Stem Cells
  • Author : Deepa Bhartiya,Nibedita Lenka
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 28 August 2013
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Stem cells have generated a lot of excitement among the researchers, clinicians and the public alike. Various types of stem cells are being evaluated for their regenerative potential. Marginal benefit resulting by transplanting autologus stem cells (deemed to be absolutely safe) in various clinical conditions has been proposed to be a growth factor effect rather than true regeneration. In contrast, various pre-clinical studies have been undertaken, using differentiated cells from embryonic stem cells or induced pluripotent stem cells have shown

Organoids and Mini-Organs

Organoids and Mini-Organs
  • Author : Jamie Davies,Melanie Lawrence
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 09 March 2018
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Organs and Organoids combines contributions from leading practitioners who work under the editorial control of an acclaimed researcher who also served for eight years as Editor-in-Chief of the journal Organogenesis, the first journal on this topic. The book begins with an introduction, but then delves into chapters that present advice on how to make organoids for many systems. In addition, case studies that illustrate the uses of organioids are presented, along with discussions on future directions and specific problems that

Stem Cell Therapy for Organ Failure

Stem Cell Therapy for Organ Failure
  • Author : Indumathi Somasundaram
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 02 January 2015
GET THIS BOOKStem Cell Therapy for Organ Failure

The book “STEM CELL THERAPY FOR ORGAN FAILURES” edited by Dr. S. Indumathi demonstrates the In Vitro and In vivo therapeutic strategies and applications of pre- and post-natal stem cells for treating the failures of various organ systems of our body in a wide perspective. It explores the past, present and the futuristic approach of the exciting field of stem cells and its intriguing properties involved in tissue repair and regeneration. The prime focus of this volume is to unravel

Essentials of Stem Cell Biology

Essentials of Stem Cell Biology
  • Author : Robert Lanza,John Gearhart,Brigid Hogan,Douglas Melton,Roger Pedersen,E. Donnall Thomas,James A. Thomson,Ian Sir Wilmut
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 05 June 2009
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First developed as an accessible abridgement of the successful Handbook of Stem Cells, Essentials of Stem Cell Biology serves the needs of the evolving population of scientists, researchers, practitioners and students that are embracing the latest advances in stem cells. Representing the combined effort of seven editors and more than 200 scholars and scientists whose pioneering work has defined our understanding of stem cells, this book combines the prerequisites for a general understanding of adult and embryonic stem cells with a

Micro and Nanotechnologies in Engineering Stem Cells and Tissues

Micro and Nanotechnologies in Engineering Stem Cells and Tissues
  • Author : Murugan Ramalingam,Esmaiel Jabbari,Seeram Ramakrishna,Ali Khademhosseini
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 10 May 2013
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A cutting-edge look at the application of micro andnanotechnologies in regenerative medicine The area at the interface of micro/nanotechnology and stemcells/tissue engineering has seen an explosion of activity inrecent years. This book provides a much-needed overview of theseexciting developments, covering all aspects of micro andnanotechnologies, from the fundamental principles to the latestresearch to applications in regenerative medicine. Written and edited by the top researchers in the field, Microand Nanotechnologies in Engineering Stem Cells and Tissuesdescribes advances in material

Stem Cells in Clinical Practice and Tissue Engineering

Stem Cells in Clinical Practice and Tissue Engineering
  • Author : Rakesh Sharma
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 02 May 2018
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Stem Cells in Clinical Practice and Tissue Engineering is a concise book on applied methods of stem cell differentiation and optimization using tissue engineering methods. These methods offer immediate use in clinical regenerative medicine. The present volume will serve the purpose of applied stem cell differentiation optimization methods in clinical research projects, as well as be useful to relatively experienced stem cell scientists and clinicians who might wish to develop their stem cell clinical centers or research labs further. Chapters

Tissue and Organ Regeneration

Tissue and Organ Regeneration
  • Author : Lijie Grace Zhang,Ali Khademhosseini,Thomas Webster
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 19 April 2016
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Tissue engineering aims to develop biological substitutes that restore, maintain, or improve damaged tissue and organ functionality. To date, numerous stem cells and biomaterials have been explored for a variety of tissue and organ regeneration. The challenge for existing stem cell–based techniques is that current therapies lack controlled environments that are crucial for regulating stem cell engraftment and differentiation in vivo, because stem cells are rather sensitive to even minute changes in their environment. Micro- and nanotechnology hold great

Regenerative Medicine Applications in Organ Transplantation

Regenerative Medicine Applications in Organ Transplantation
  • Author : Giuseppe Orlando
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 11 October 2013
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Regenerative Medicine Applications in Organ Transplantation illustrates exactly how these two fields are coming together and can benefit one another. It discusses technologies being developed, methods being implemented, and which of these are the most promising. The text encompasses tissue engineering, biomaterial sciences, stem cell biology, and developmental biology, all from a transplant perspective. Organ systems considered include liver, renal, intestinal, pancreatic, and more. Leaders from both fields have contributed chapters, clearly illustrating that regenerative medicine and solid organ transplantation

Principles of Regenerative Medicine

Principles of Regenerative Medicine
  • Author : Anthony Atala,Robert Lanza,James A. Thomson,Robert Nerem
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 16 December 2010
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Virtually any disease that results from malfunctioning, damaged, or failing tissues may be potentially cured through regenerative medicine therapies, by either regenerating the damaged tissues in vivo, or by growing the tissues and organs in vitro and implanting them into the patient. Principles of Regenerative Medicine discusses the latest advances in technology and medicine for replacing tissues and organs damaged by disease and of developing therapies for previously untreatable conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease, liver disease, and renal failure.