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Stem cells : current challenges and new directions

Author: Kursad Turksen
Publisher: New York : Humana Press, 2013.
Series: Stem cell biology and regenerative medicine.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This latest volume in Springer's Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine series looks at the state-of-the-science in stem cells, discusses the current challenges, and examines the new directions the field is taking. Dr. Turksen, Editor-in-Chief of the journal Stem Cell Reviews and Reports, has assembled a volume of internationally-known scientists who cover topics that are both research and clinically oriented.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kursad Turksen
ISBN: 9781461480662 1461480663
OCLC Number: 860900803
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 373 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Contents: Myogenic Potential of Stem Cells: In Vivo Assessment / Maximilien Bencze and Ingo Riederer --
Urine-Derived Stem Cells: Biological Characterization and Potential Clinical Applications / Guihua Liu, Chunhua Deng and Yuanyuan Zhang --
Immunoregulatory Properties of Mesenchymal Stem Cells: In Vitro and In Vivo / Pinar Çetinalp Demircan --
Current Research on Stem Cells in Parkinson's Disease: Progress and Challenges / Ria Thomas and Jan Pruszak --
Stem Cell Applications in Retinal Diseases / Güngör Sobacı --
Potential Use of Dental Stem Cells for Craniofacial Tissue Regeneration / Mustafa Ramazanoglu --
Pediatric Diseases and Stem Cells: Recent Advances and Challenges / Duygu Uçkan --
Stem Cell Therapy: From the Heart to the Periphery / Bernd Stratmann and Diethelm Tschoepe --
Stem Cells in Wound Healing / Dilek Telci, Ayca Zeynep Ilter and Merve Erdem --
Cancer Stem Cells: The Gist of the Matter / Torben Redmer, Dirk Schumacher and Wasco Wruck --
Filling the Gap in the Relationship Between Cancer and Stem Cells / Erdal Karaoz --
Neural Stem Cells as Therapeutic Delivery Vehicles for Malignant Brain Tumors / Tugba Bagci-Onder --
Therapy Resistance in Prostate Cancer: A Stem Cell Perspective / Sandra Klein and Fiona M. Frame --
Mechanisms of Somatic Cell Reprogramming / Tamer T. Onder --
Disease Modeling and Drug Discovery Using Human Pluripotent Stem Cells / Christian Honoré and Mattias Hansson --
Stem Cell Research: Ethical Considerations / Berna Arda.
Series Title: Stem cell biology and regenerative medicine.
Responsibility: Kursad Turksen, editor.
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