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Encyclopedia of Stem Cell Research (2 Volume Set) $405.00
Editors: Alexander L. Greene
Book Description:
This book presents important research advances in the study of stem cell research, as well as stem cell applications in diseases; stem cell transplantation; and pluripotent stem cells. Topics discussed herein include stem cell therapy for alzheimer's disease; cancer stem cells and ncRNAs; stem cell applications in diabetes; image-guided stem cell therapy; cancer stem cells; stem cell transplantation; vascular tissue engineering; bone marrow-derived stem cells; and stem cell plasticity. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

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Expert Commentaries

Stem cell therapy for Alzheimer’s disease
(Philippe Taupin, National Neuroscience Institute, National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

Adult neurogenesis and depression: a novel theory for depression?
(Philippe Taupin, National Neuroscience Institute, National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

Mannan-Binding Lectin and Stem Cell Transplantation
(David C. Kilpatrick, Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service, Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K.)

Sexuality of Men Treated by Means of Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
(Ladislav Slovacek, Dept. of Field Internal Medicine, Faculty of Military Health Sciences, Univ. of Defence, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic, Dept. of Clinical Oncology and Radiotherapy, Charles Univ. Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic, Birgita Slovackova, Dept. of Psychiatry, Charles Univ. Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic)

Short Communications

Therapeutic Potential of the Newly Characterized Human Blood-Derived Stem Cell in Type 1 Diabetes
(Yong Zhao, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Dept. of Medicine, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago, Lijun Yang, Dept. of Pathology, Immunology, & Laboratory Medicine, Univ. of Florida, College of Medicine)

Recent Progress of Radiation Research: Cancer Stem Cells and ncRNAs
(Hideshi Ishii, Center for Molecular Medicine, Jichi Medical School, National Institute for Radiological Science, Japan, Toshiyuki Saito, National Institute for Radiological Science, Japan)

Recruitment of Transplanted Dermal Multipotent Cells to the Injured Sites of Rats with Combined Radiation and Wound Injury by SDF-1/CXCR4 Interaction
(Zong Zhaowen, Ran Xinze, Cheng Tianmin, Institute of Combined Injury, School of Military Preventive Medicine, China)

Neural cell differentiation from embryonic stem cell by the Neural Stem Sphere method
(Takashi Nakayama, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Masahiro Otsu, Nobuo Inoue, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan)

Research and Review Studies

Stem Cell Applications in Disease Research: Recent Advances on Stem Cell and Cancer Stem Cell Biology and their Therapeutic Implications
(Murielle Mimeault, Surinder K. Batra, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Eppley Institute of Cancer and Allied Diseases, Univ. NebraskaMedical Center, Omaha, NE)

Stem Cell Applications in Diabetes
(Hirofumi Noguchi, Baylor Institute for Immunology Research, USA, Institute of Biomedical Studies, Baylor University, USA)

Stem Cells in Kidney Diseases
(Soler María José, Nephrology Department, Hospital del Mar, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain, Ortiz-Perez José Tomas, Cardiology Department, Hospital Clínic i Provincial, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain)

Role of Surviving in Adult Stem Cells and Cancer
(Seiji Fukuda, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, Walther Oncology Center, Indiana Univ. School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, Dept. of Pediatrics, Shimane Univ. Faculty of Medicine, Shimane, Japan, Louis M. Pelus, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, Walther Oncology Center, Indiana Univ. School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN)

Cancer Stem Cells
(Saranya Chumsri, Stewart and Marlene Greenebaum Cancer Center, Angelika M. Burger, Stewart and Marlene Greenebaum Cancer Center, Dept. of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Univ. of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD)

Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Bone Diseases: State of the Art and Future Prospects
(Gael Y. Rochefort, C.L. Benhamou, INSERM, CHR ORLEANS, Orleans, France)

Radial Glia in the Repair of Central Nervous System Injury
(Kulbatski I., Tator C.H., Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto and Toronto Western Research Institute, University Health Network, Canada)

A Review of Corneal Epithelial Stem Cell Therapy
(David Hui-Kang Ma, Arvin Chi-Chin Sun, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taiwan, Jui-Yang Lai, Institute of Biochemical and Biomedical Engineering, Molecular Medicine Research Center, Chang Gung University, Taiwan)

Towards Image-Guided Stem Cell Therapy
(Kimberly J. Blackwood, Eric Sabondjian, Donna E Goldhawk, Lawson Health Research Institute, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, St Joseph’s Health Care, London, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Western Ontario, Canada)

Human Post-Natal Stem Cells in Organs Produced by Tissue Engineering for Clinical Applications
(Lucie Germain, Danielle Larouche, Francois A. Auger, Julie Fradette, LOEX Laboratory, Centre de Recherche, Hopital du Saint-Sacrement du Chauq, Quebec, Dept. de Chirurgie, d'Oto-rhino-laryngologie et ophtalmologie, Univ. Laval, Quebec, Canada)

Cell Differentiation: Therapeutical Challenges in Diabetes
(Enrique Roche, Nestor Vicente-Salar, Maribel Arribas, Instituto de Bioingenieria, Universidad Miguel Hernandez, Spain)

Mesenchymal Stem Cell Based Therapy in Liver Disease
(Aurich I, Martin Luther Univ. Halle-Wittenberg, Dept. of Medicine, Sgodda M., Martin Luther Univ. Halle-Wittenberg, First Dept. of Internal Medicine)

Recent Advancements towards the Derivation of Immune-Compatible Patient-Specific Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Lines
(Micha Drukker, Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Stanford, CA)

Oxidative Damage in Age-Related Neurodegenerative Diseases and Interventions
(H. Fai Poon, Sara C Doore, Roskamp Institute, Sarasota, FL)

The Activation of Adult Endogenous Neural Stem Cells by Neurodegenerative Process within the Striatum in an Animal Model of Huntington's Disease
(Mazurova Yvona, Dept. of Histology and Embryology, Rudolf Emil, Dept. of Medical Biology and Genetics, Charles Univ. in Prague, Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Kralove, Guncova Ivana, Dept. of Histology and Embryology, Latr Ivan, Neurosurgery Clinic, Faculty Hospital, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic)

Corneal Epithelial stem cells, a biological and clinical approach
(Maria Notara, Julie T. Daniels, Cells for Sight Transplantation and Research Programme, Ocular Repair and Regeneration Biology Unit, Institute of Ophthalmology, UK)

Immunological Responses of CD34+ Stem Cells to Bacterial Products
(Jung Mogg Kim, Dept. of Microbiology, Hanyang Univ. College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea)

Endothelial Progenitor Cells: From Bench to Bedside
(Jeremy Ben-Shoshan & Jacob George, The Dept. of Cardiology and the Cardiovascular Research Center, Tel Aviv, Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel)

Mesenchymal stem cells in vascular therapy
(Gael Y. Rochefort, Universite François Rabelais, France)

Human embryonic stem cells: key characteristics and main applications in disease research.
(Kathryn Cherise Davidson, The University of Melbourne, Australia, Monash University, Australian Stem Cell Centre, University of Washington, USA, Mirella Dottori, Alice Pébay, The University of Melbourne, Australia)

Establishment of Individual-Specific ES Cells from Adult Somatic Cells by Nuclear Transfer
(Sayaka Wakayama, Teruhiko Wakayama, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, Minatojima-minamimachi, Kobe, Japan)

Ocular Limbal Stem Cell Biology and Transplantation
(Chi-Chao Chan, Laboratory of Immunology, NEI/NIH, Bethesda, MD)

Paracrine, Autocrine and Intracrine Patterning for Cardiovascular Repair with Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells: Role of New Chemistry for Regenerative Medicine
(Carlo Ventura, Silvia Cantoni, Francesca Bianchi, Institute of Cardiology–National, Institute of Biostructures and Biosystems, University of Bologna, Italy, Bioscience Institute, Repubblica di San Marino)

Yin and Yang of Adult Stem Cells: Cure-All for Therapy or Roots for Cancer?
(Christian Dani, Cedric Darini, Annie Ladoux, Institute of Signaling Biology Development and Cancer, Univ. de Nice Sophia-Antipolis, France)

Stem cell transplantation in leukemia: The kidney
(Terje Forslund, Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine Central Finland Health Care District Hospital, Jyväskylä - Finland)

Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation research advances
( Spyridonidis Alexandros, themeli maria, Zoumbos Nicholas, University od Patras,Greece, Metaxas Yannis, Finke Juergen, Albert-Ludwigs University Medical Center)

The Evolving Role of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
(Koji Kato, Smitha Mellacheruvu, Shin Mineishi, Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program, Univ. of Michigan, Comprehensive Cancer Center, MI)

Efficient in vivo gene transfer into rat bone marrow progenitor cells using SV40- derived viral vectors: migration and differentiation of transduced bone marrow resident cells to other organs
(Jean-Pirre Louboutin, Alene A. Chekmasova, Bianling liu, David S. Strayer, thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia)

Stem cells and their use in regenerative therapy of the retina
(Abed Namavari, Islamic azad University)

Vascular tissue engineering: Current approaches and strategies
(Shannon L. M. Dahl)

Skeletal Muscle Tissue Engineering using Adipose Tissue derived Stem Cells
(MiJung Kim, Yu Suk Choi, University of Ulsan)

Olfactory neuroblastoma
(Zhichun Lu, Honggang Liu, Capital Medical University)

Does neural phenotyphic plasticity from non neural cells really exist?
(F. Wautier, E. Laudet, University of Liege,Belgium, S. Wislet-Gendebien,University of Liegh, Belgium, University of Toronto,Canada,B. Rogister, University of Liegh)

Central nervous system lymphoma
(Andrew Lister,Lauren E. Abrey, John T. Sandlund)

Background and legal issues related to stem cell research
(Jon O. Shimabukuro)

Bone Marrow-Derived Stem Cells: Homing and Rescue of Injury in the Lung
(Donatella Piro, Silvia Lepore, Angela Bruna Maffione and Massimo Conese, Dept. of Biomedical Sciences, Univ. of Foggia, Foggia, Italy)

Role of Platelet Derived Factors for the Protection Against Graft-Versus-Host Disease
(Tsuyoshi Iwasaki, Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Dept. of Internal Medicine, Hyogo College of Medicine, Mukogawa, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan)

Stem Cell Plasticity
(Suraksha Agrawal, Piyush Tripathi, Dept. of Medical Genetics, Sita Naik, Dept. of Immunology, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India)

Dental Management Before Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Adult and Pediatric Patients with Hematological Disease
(Kenji Yamagata, Kojiro Onizawa, Hiroshi Yoshida, Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Univ. of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan)

Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation and Quality of Life
(Ladislav Slovacek, Univ. of Defence, Faculty of Military Health Sciences, Dept. of Field Internal Medicine, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic, Charles Univ. Hospital and Medical Faculty, Dept. of Clinical Oncology and Radiotherapy, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic, Birgita Slovackova, Charles Univ. Hospital and Medical Faculty, Dept. of Psychiatry, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic)

Risk Factors for Survival in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Allogeneic Cord Blood Transplantation
(Marta Gonzalez-Vicent, Julian Sevilla, Alvaro Lassaletta, Hospital Nino Jesus, Madrid, Spain)

Multipoptent Mesenchymal Stromal Cells for Skin Wound Healing and Skeletal Muscle Repair
(Ying Zhu, Chunmeg Shi, Xinze Ran, Institute of Combined Injury, State Key Laboratory of Trauma, Burns and Combined Injury, College of Preventive Medicine, Third Military Medical Univ., Chongqing, China)

Normal and Pathological Development of Pluripotent Stem Cells
(Olga F. Gordeeva, Institute of Developmental Biology of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia)

Molecular Mechanism Involved in the Maintenance of Pluripotent Stem Cells (Raymond Ching-Bong Wong, Peter J. Donovan, Alice Pebay, Department of Biological Chemistry, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, and others)

Generation of Clinically Relevant “Induced Pluripotent Stem” (iPS) Cells (Corey Heffernan, Huseyin Sumer, Paul J. Verma, Reprogramming and Stem Cell Laboratory, Monash Institute of Medical Research, Monash University, Clayton, VIC, Australia)

Amniotic Fluid and Placental Stem Cells
(Emily C. Moorefield, Dawn M. Delo, Paolo De Coppi, Anthony Atala, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC)

Exploring a Stem Cell Basis to Identify Novel Treatment for Human Malignancies
(Shyam A. Patel, Pranela Rameshwar, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, and others)

Outstanding Questions Regarding Induced Pluripotent Stem (iPS) Cell Research
(Miguel A. Esteban, Jiekai Chen, Jiayin Yang, Feng Li, Wen Li, and Duanqing Pei, Chinese Academy of Sciences Key Laboratory of Regenerative Biology, South China Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health, Guangzhou, China)

Lepidopteran Midgut Stem Cells in Culture: A New Tool for Cell Biology and Physiological Studies
(Gianluca Tettamanti, Morena Casartelli, Dipartimento di Biotecnologie e Scienze Molecolari, Università degli Studi dell’Insubria, Varese, Italia, and others)

Are Embryonic Stem Cells Really Needed for Regenerative Medicine?
(David T. Harris, Dept. Immunobiology, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ)

Genetic Stability of Murine Pluripotent and Somatic Hybrid Cells may be Affected by Conditions of their Cultivation
(Shramova Elena Ivanovna, Larionov Oleg Alekseevich, Khodarovich Yurii Mikhailovich, Zatsepina Olga Vladimirovna, Shemyakin and Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia)

Recent Advancements towards the Derivation of Immune-Compatible Patient-Specific Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Lines
(Micha Drukker, Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Stanford, CA)

Pluripotent Cells in Embryogenesis and in Teratoma Formation
(O.F. Gordeeva, Institute of Developmental Biology Russian Academy Sciences, Moscow, Russia)

Legal Issues Related to Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research
(Edward C. Liu)

Stem Cell Research: Ethical Issues
(Erin D. Williams and Judith A. Johnson)

Stem Cell Research: Federal Research Funding and Oversight
(Judith A. Johnson and Erin D. Williams)

Stem Cell Science Hearing- Bertino Testimony

Stem Cell Science Hearing- Daley Testimony

Stem Cell Science Hearing- Fraser Testimony

Stem Cell Science Hearing- Gearhart Testimony

Stem Cell Science Hearing- Johnson Testimony

Stem Cell Science Hearing- Patel Testimony

Stem Cell Science Hearing- Rice Testimony

Stem Cell Science Hearing- Zerhouni Testimony


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   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2011
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   ISBN: 978-1-61122-180-0
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