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Stem Cells in Development and Disease
     

Stem Cells in Development and Disease

by Elsevier Science
 

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This new volume of Current Topics in Developmental Biology covers Stem Cells in Development and Disease. The chapters provide a comprehensive set of reviews covering such topics as the mechanisms of pluripotency in vivo and in vitro, hematopoietic stem cell development, intestinal stem cells and their defining niche, epithelial stem cells in adult skin, the mammary

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This new volume of Current Topics in Developmental Biology covers Stem Cells in Development and Disease. The chapters provide a comprehensive set of reviews covering such topics as the mechanisms of pluripotency in vivo and in vitro, hematopoietic stem cell development, intestinal stem cells and their defining niche, epithelial stem cells in adult skin, the mammary stem cell hierarchy, satellite cells, neural stem cells of the hippocampus, lung stem and progenitor cells in tissue homeostasis and disease, spermatogonial stem cell functions in physiological and pathological conditions, the origin, biology, and therapeutic potential of facultative adult hepatic progenitor cells, nephron progenitor cells, adult stem cell niches, cancer stem cells, pluripotency and cellular heterogeneity, and cellular mechanisms of somatic stem cell aging

  • Covers the area of Stem Cells in Development and Disease
  • International board of authors
  • Provides a comprehensive set of reviews covering such topics as Intestinal Stem Cells, Nephron Stem Cells/Progenitors, Skin epithelial Stem Cells and Lung Stem Cells

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"...contains especially strong content on adult stem cells, as well as additional chapters that focus on the more universal themes of pluripotency itself, cancer stem cells, and aging of resident adult stem cell populations." —The Quarterly Review of Biology, Stem Cells in Development and Disease

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780124160224
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
02/15/2014
Series:
Current Topics in Developmental Biology Series
Pages:
472
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

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