Essentials of Stem Cell Biology

Author: Robert Paul Lanza
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780120884421
Format: PDF, ePub
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This abridged version of the bestselling reference Handbook of Stem Cells, Two-Volume Set attempts to incorporate all the essential subject matter of the original two-volume edition in a single volume. The material has been reworked in an accessible format suitable for students and general readers interested in following the latest advances in stem cells, including full color presentation throughout. Although some extra language and chapters have been deleted, rigorous effort has been made to retain from the original two-volume set the material pertinent to the understanding of this exciting area of biology. The organization of the book remains largely unchanged, combining the prerequisites for a general understanding of adult and embryonic stem cells; the tools, methods, and experimental protocols needed to study and characterize stem cells and progenitor populations; as well as a presentation by the world's experts of what is currently known about each specific organ system. * Full-color presentation througout * Each chapter begins with 3-5 defined glossary terms, and all of the terms are collected in a comprehensive list within the book * References have been eliminated - now there are about 10 bibliographic entries per chapter

Essentials of Stem Cell Biology

Author: Ian Cole
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781635492682
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This book is a valuable compilation of topics, ranging from the basic to the most complex theories and principles in the field of stem cell. It talks in detail about the various methods and applications of stem cell in our bodies. Stem cells refer to the undifferentiated biological cells present in multicellular organisms. These cells through mitosis can divide to produce many more stem cells. The text will give thorough insights into this subject area. The topics like embryonic stem cells and adult stem cells will be discussed in detail in the text. As this field is emerging at a rapid pace, the contents of the book will help the readers understand the modern concepts and applications of this subject.

Essentials of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Biology and Its Clinical Translation

Author: Robert Chunhua Zhao
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400767161
Format: PDF, Docs
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Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), a type of adult stem cells, have attracted the attention of scientists and physicians alike due to their unique biological properties and potential for disease treatment. As stem cell research is complex and progressing rapidly, it is important that the experts in this field share their views and perspectives. This book, co-edited by leading global researchers, is divided into three major sections and covers a broad range of topics concerning MSCs during their transition from benchside to bedside. The book is intended for researchers and clinicians in the field of stem cells. Dr. Robert Chunhua Zhao, MD. Ph.D is Cheung Kong Professor of Stem Cell Biology, Professor of Cell Biology at the Institute of Basic Medical Sciences & School of Basic Medicine, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, China Director of Center for Tissue Engineering, PUMC Chief scientist of 973 program Regional Editor of Stem Cells and Development.

Essentials of Stem Cell Biology

Author: Jack Collins
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781632425065
Format: PDF
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Stem cells are undifferentiated cells that can divide to reproduce themselves. This book on stem cell biology discusses the application of the stem cells for various purposes such as tissue regeneration, limb/organ transplantation, blood generation, etc. Stem cell therapy and bone marrow transplantation are two effective treatments that harvest stem cells from particular areas. Diabetes, heart disease and spinal cord injury are major diseases that are treated through stem cells. This book is a complete source of knowledge on the present status of this important field. For all readers who are interested in stem cell biology, the case studies included in this book will serve as excellent guide to develop a comprehensive understanding.

Handbook of Stem Cells Two Volume Set

Author: Robert Lanza
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080533735
Format: PDF, Docs
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New discoveries in the field of stem cell research have frequently appeared in the news and in scientific literature. Research in this area promises to lead to new therapies for cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and a wide variety of other diseases. This two-volume reference integrates this exciting area of biology, combining the prerequisites for a general understanding of adult and embryonic stem cells, the tools, methods, and experimental protocols needed to study and characterize stem cells and progenitor populations, as well as a presentation by the world's experts of what is currently known about each specific organ system. The editors of the Handbook of Stem Cells include: Robert Lanza, Helen Blau, John Gearhart, Brigid Hogan, Douglas Melton, Malcolm Moore, Roger Pedersen, E. Donnall Thomas, James Thomson, Catherine Verfaillie, Irving Weissman, and Michael West. The Editorial Board includes: W. French Anderson, Peter Andrews, Anthony Atala, Jose Cibelli, Giulio Cossu, Robert Edwards, Martin Evans, Elaine Fuchs, Margaret Fuller, Fred Gage, Richard Gardner, Margaret Goodell, Ronald Green, William Haseltine, Joseph Itskovitz-Eldor, Rudolf Jaenisch, Ihor Lemischka, Dame Anne McLaren, Richard Mulligan, Stuart Orkin, Martin Pera, Benjamin Reubinoff, Janet Rossant, Hans Scholer, Austin Smith, Evan Snyder, Davor Solter, Alan Trounson, and Leonard Zon. This comprehensive set should be a much-needed addition to the library of students and researchers alike. * Provides comprehensive coverage on this highly topical subject * Contains contributions by the foremost authorities and premiere names in the field of stem cell research * The accompanying CD-ROM includes over 250 color figures

Essentials of Stem Cell Biology

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1497052440
Format: PDF, ePub
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Essentials of Stem Cell Biology. In this book, you will learn topics such as Part III, Part IV, Part V, and Part VI plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Handbook of Stem Cells

Author: Anthony Atala
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0123859433
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New discoveries in the field of stem cells increasingly dominate the news and scientific literature revealing an avalanche of new knowledge and research tools that are producing therapies for cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and a wide variety of other diseases that afflict humanity. The Handbook of Stem Cells integrates this exciting area of life science, combining in two volumes the requisites for a general understanding of adult and embryonic stem cells. Organized in two volumes entitled Pluripotent Stem Cells and Cell Biology and Adult and Fetal Stem Cells, this work contains contributions from the world’s experts in stem cell research to provide a description of the tools, methods, and experimental protocols needed to study and characterize stem cells and progenitor populations as well as a the latest information of what is known about each specific organ system. Provides comprehensive coverage on this highly topical subject Contains contributions by the foremost authorities and premiere names in the field of stem cell research Companion website - http://booksite.elsevier.com/9780123859426/ - contains over 250 color figures in presentation format

Essential Stem Cell Methods

Author: Robert P. Lanza
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780123750617
Format: PDF, ePub
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As part of the Reliable Lab Solutions series, this volume offers an abridged and comprehensive update of selected chapters that first appeared in the three-volume stem cell series published in Methods in Enzymology. Currently, stem cells are of great interest to scientists and clinicians due to their unique ability to differentiate into various tissues of the body, making them a promising source of cells for regenerative medicine and drug discovery as well as an excellent model of vertebrate development. Essential Stem Cell Methods features a detailed set of protocols written by experts in the field and hand-selected by the editors to help researchers drive advances in this fast-moving field. The result is a clear set of step-by-step methods which steer the reader through the challenges of stem cell isolation and differentiation and provide a handy guide for researchers in the field. * Provides powerful research opportunities for those interested in perusing work in pluripotent stem cells, disease modeling, and other aspects of basic stem cell research * Refines, organizes and updates popular methods from flagship series, Methods in Enzymology *Highlights top downloads, enhanced with author tips and tricks and pitfalls to avoid

Principles of Regenerative Medicine

Author: Anthony Atala
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780080555959
Format: PDF
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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. * Key for all researchers and instituions in Stem Cell Biology, Bioengineering, and Developmental Biology * The first of its kind to offer an advanced understanding of the latest technologies in regenerative medicine * New discoveries from leading researchers on restoration of diseased tissues and organs