Adult and Embryonic Stem Cells

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Kursad Turksen
Springer Science & Business Media, Feb 3, 2012 - Science - 262 pages
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This volume will cover a series of reviews on stem cells including adult and embryonic stem cells. Speakers were invited to present these talks during the Stem Cell Symposia in fall of 2010, in Samsun, Turkey. Unique aspect of this volume is that it brings a multidisciplinary aspect of stem cells extracted from a symposium.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Impressions from the International Stem Cell Symposium
1
Chapter 2 Searching for In Vivo Traces of Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Their Ancestors
11
Chapter 3 Isolation and Identification of Mesenchymal Stem Cells
25
Chapter 4 Mesenchymal Stromal Cells and Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation
33
Chapter 5 Immunoregulatory Functions of Mesenchymal Stromal Cells
49
Chapter 6 Mesenchymal Stem Cells Possibilities of New Treatment Options
59
Chapter 7 Tissue Engineering Based on the Importance of Collaboration Between Clinicians and Basic Scientists Regarding Mesenchymal Stromal Cells
68
Chapter 8 Synchroton Radiation and Nanotechnology for Stem Cell Researchers
81
Chapter 11 Successful ScaleUp and Quality Assessments of Human Embryonic Stem Cells for Cell Therapy Challenges and Overview
139
Chapter 12 Human Embryonic Stem Cells from Laboratory and Clinical Perspectives
159
Chapter 13 Clinical and Laboratory Aspects of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis and Derivation of Affected Human Embryonic Stem Cell Lines
173
Chapter 14 New Treatment Modalities by DiseaseSpecific and PatientSpecific Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells
199
Chapter 15 Cancer Stem Cells Current Concepts and Therapeutic Implications
226
Chapter 16 Problems to Be Solved in Molecular Oncology
237
About the Editor
254
Index
255

Chapter 9 Controversies in Corneal Epithelial Stem Cell Biology
103
Chapter 10 Type 1 Diabetes and Stem Cells A New Approach
119

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Dr. Kursad Turksen is the Editor in Chief of the journal Stem Cell Reviews and Reports and the book series entitled Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine that are published by Springer. He is also the editor of numerous protocol volumes published in Springer’s Methods in Molecular Biology series.

Dr. Turksen is a Senor Scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and his research interests cover the area of epidermal stem cells and the role of Claudins in the epidermal lineage.

Dr. Turksen is a Senor Scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and his research interests cover the area of epidermal stem cells and the role of Claudins in the epidermal lineage.

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