Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Embryonic Stem Cells - Recent Advances in Pluripotent Stem Cell-Based Regenerative Medicine

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Craig Atwood

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States of America

PublishedApril 26th, 2011

Doi10.5772/2150

ISBN978-953-307-198-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-6429-6

Copyright year2011

Number of pages414

Pluripotent stem cells have the potential to revolutionise medicine, providing treatment options for a wide range of diseases and conditions that currently lack therapies or cures. This book describes recent advances in the generation of tissue specific cell types for regenerative applications, as well as the obstacles that need to be overcome in order to recognize the potential of these cells.

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2. Potential Clinical Applications of Embryonic Stem Cells

By Arianna Malgieri, Giuseppe Novelli and Federica Sangiuolo

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6. Embryonic Stem Cell in the Therapy of Neurodegenerative Diseases

By Xiaotang Fan, Yongping Tang, Kai Wang, Xiang Cui, Shiqi Tao and Haiwei Xu

3,029
9. Perspectives of Stem Cell-Derived Microglia for Medicine

By Kristin Roy, Clara Beutner and Harald Neumann

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11. Potential of Pluripotent Stem Cells for the Replacement of Inner Ears

By Koji Nishimura, Takayuki Nakagawa and Juichi Ito

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12. Stem Cells and the Retina – Challenges for Regenerative Medicine

By Andrea Messina, Simona Casarosa and Elisa Murenu

3,170
14. Hematopoietic Differentiation from Embryonic Stem Cells

By Yasuhisa Yokoyama, Hidekazu Nishikii and Shigeru Chiba

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18. Actual Achievements on Germ Cells and Gametes Derived from Pluripotent Stem Cells

By Irina Kerkis, Camilla M. Mendes, Simone A. S. da Fonseca, Nelson F. Lizier, Rui C. Serafim and Alexandre Kerkis

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21. Embryonic and Cancer Stem Cells - two views of the same landscape

By Unai Silván, Alejandro Díez-Torre, Lucía Jiménez-Rojo and Juan Aréchaga

3,442
22. Genome Stability in Embryonic Stem Cells

By Paola Rebuzzini, Maurizio Zuccotti, Carlo Alberto Redi and Silvia Garagna

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