Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells

Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells,Volume 3

Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells, Therapeutic Applications in Disease and Injury: Volume 3

Editors: Hayat, M.A. (Ed.)

  • Tissue engineering to repair damaged human tissues
  • Use in regenerative medicine
  • Isolation and culturing of stem cells
  • Stem cell proliferation in cancer
  • Role of stem cells in promoting apoptosis
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It is pointed out that cancer stem cell is a cell type within a tumor that possesses the capacity of cell-renewal and can give rise to the heterogeneous lineages of cancer cells that comprise the tumor. It is emphasized that a cancer stem cell is a tumor initiating cell. That conventional chemotherapy kills most cells in a tumor, but cancer stem cells remain intact is discussed. Vast applications of stem cells, cancer stem cells, mesenchymal stem cells, and human pluripotent stem cells are discussed. Because human embryonic stem cells possess the potential of producing unlimited quantities of any human cell type, considerable focus is placed on their therapeutic potential in this volume. Because of the pluripotency of embryonic stem cells, this volume discusses various applications such as tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, pharmacological and toxicological uses. The role of these cells in cell differentiation is also included. The role of cancer stem cells of breast, colon, and melanoma tumors in response to antitumor therapy is detailed. The role of cancer stem cells, specifically in the deadliest brain cancer, glioblastoma multiforme, is explained. Transplantation of bone marrow-derived stem cells for myocardial infarcation and use of mesenchymal stem cells in orthopedics are described.

Table of contents (37 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Hayat, M.A.

    Pages 3-5

  • Diversity Oriented Fluorescence Library Approach for Stem Cell Probe Development

    Yun, Seong-Wook (et al.)

    Pages 7-14

  • Isolation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells from Umbilical Cord (Method)

    Kita, Katsuhiro (et al.)

    Pages 15-21

  • Mesenchymal Stem Cell Isolation and Expansion Methodology

    Ricciardi, Mario (et al.)

    Pages 23-33

  • Hair Follicle Stem Cells

    Legué, Emilie (et al.)

    Pages 35-47

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells,Volume 3
Book Subtitle
Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells, Therapeutic Applications in Disease and Injury: Volume 3
Editors
  • M.A. Hayat
Series Title
Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells
Series Volume
3
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-2415-0
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-2415-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-2414-3
Softcover ISBN
978-94-007-9980-6
Series ISSN
2215-0994
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVIII, 400
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