Stem Cell Microenvironments and Beyond

Stem Cell Microenvironments and Beyond

by Alexander Birbrair (Editor)

Hardcover(1st ed. 2017)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319691930
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 12/05/2017
Series: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology , #1041
Edition description: 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 270
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Alexander Birbrair received his Bachelor’s Biomedical degree from Santa Cruz State University in Brazil. He moved to North Carolina, where he finished his PhD in Neuroscience under the mentorship of Osvaldo Delbono. Then, he joined as a posdoc in Stem Cell Biology at Paul Frenette’s laboratory at Albert Einstein School of Medicine. In 2016, he was appointed faculty at Federal University of Minas Gerais in Brazil, where he started his own lab. His laboratory is interested in understanding how the cellular components of different tissues function and control disease progression. His group explores the roles of specific cell populations in the tissue microenvironment by using state-of-the-art techniques.

Table of Contents

1. Stem Cell Microenvironments and Beyond.- 2. The bone marrow microenvironment for hematopoietic stem cells.- 3. Leukemia stem cells microenvironment.- 4. Developmental HSC Microenvironments: Lessons from Zebrafish.- 5. Spinal cord stem cells microenvironment: the ependyme as a stem cell niche.- 6. Being a Neural Stem Cell: a matter of character but defined by the microenvironment.- 7. Glioblastoma Stem Cells and their Microenvironment.- 8. Plasticity of the Muscle Stem Cell Microenvironment.- 9. The Macula Flava of the Human Vocal Fold as a Stem Cell Microenvironment.- 10. Oesophageal stem cells microenvironment.- 11. Oral cancer stem cells microenvironment.- 12 Fetal membranes-derived stem cells microenvironment.- 13. Current technologies based on the knowledge of the stem cells microenvironments.

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