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Learning Materials in Biosciences

Concepts and Applications of Stem Cell Biology

A Guide for Students

Editors: Rodrigues, Gabriela, Roelen, Bernard A. J. (Eds.)

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  • It provides a detailed and updated view on stem cell biology
  • It offers basic understanding on early development and primordial germ cells
  • It discusses neural and cardiac regeneration
  • It describes the diverse biomedical applications of stem cells
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This textbook will support graduate students with learning materials rich in the basic concepts of stem cell biology, in its most widespread and updated perspective. The chapters are conceived in a way for students to understand the meaning of pluripotency, the definition of embryonic stem cells and the formation of multicellular structures such as organoids together with the underlying principles of their epigenetic. This textbook also discusses adult stem cells and the potential use of these cells, in particular neural, mesenchymal,  and several types of muscular cells, in biomedical research and clinical applications.
This textbook represents a vital complement to the text on Essential Current Concepts of Stem Cell Biology, also published in the Learning Materials in Biosciences textbook series.

About the authors

Gabriela Rodrigues is an Assistant Professor at the University of Lisbon where she is responsible for the course on Stem Cell Biology. 
Bernard Roelen is an Associate Professor at the Department of Farm Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Utrecht University whose research focus is on mammalian germ cells and early embryonic stem cells. 

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Concepts and Applications of Stem Cell Biology
Book Subtitle
A Guide for Students
Editors
  • Gabriela Rodrigues
  • Bernard A. J. Roelen
Series Title
Learning Materials in Biosciences
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-43939-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-43939-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-43938-5
Series ISSN
2509-6125
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 267
Number of Illustrations
6 b/w illustrations, 79 illustrations in colour
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