Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Pluripotent Stem Cells

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Academic Editor

Deepa Bhartiya
Deepa Bhartiya

National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health,
India

Co-editor

Nibedita Lenka
Nibedita Lenka

National Centre for Cell Science,
India

Published28 August 2013

Doi10.5772/45917

ISBN978-953-51-1192-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-7178-2

Copyright year2013

Number of pages640

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Table of Contents

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1. An Overview of Pluripotent Stem Cells

By Deepa Bhartiya, Punam Nagvenkar, Kalpana Sriraman and Ambreen Shaikh

3,475
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2. Pluripotent Adult Stem Cells: A Potential Revolution in Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering

By Tsz Kin Ng, Daniel Pelaez, Veronica R. Fortino, Jordan Greenberg and Herman S. Cheung

3,396
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3. De-Differentiation of Somatic Cells to a Pluripotent State

By Cristiane V. Wenceslau, Irina Kerkis, Nelson F. Lizier and Alexandre Kerkis

3,175
1
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6. Human Testis–Derived Pluripotent Cells and Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

By Hideyuki Kobayashi, Koichi Nagao and Koichi Nakajima

2,300
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7. Generation of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells from Dental Pulp Somatic Cells

By Nelson F. Lizier, Irina Kerkis and Cristiane V. Wenceslau

3,018
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8. Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Pluripotency

By Erhard Bieberich and Guanghu Wang

3,033
9. Stem Cells and Epigenetic Reprogramming

By Perla Cota, Mehdi Shafa and Derrick E. Rancourt

4,072
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10. Epigenetic Reprogramming in Stem Cells

By Richard L. Eckert, Yasin Kizilyer and Candace L. Kerr

2,432
11. Multiple Paths to Reprogramming

By Antonio Lo Nigro and Catherine M. Verfaillie

2,512
13. Molecular Mechanisms of Embryonic Stem Cell Pluripotency

By Guofeng Han, Hongtao Wang and Jijun Hao

3,879
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14. Epigenetic Instability in Embryonic Stem Cells

By Takuro Horii and Izuho Hatada

2,502
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17. Advances in Stem Cell Therapies

By Thomas Lufkin and Joel Sng

2,154
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19. Disease Models for the Genetic Cardiac Diseases

By Mari Pekkanen-Mattila, Kristiina Rajala and Katriina Aalto-Setälä

2,682
20. Pluripotent Stem Cells to Model Human Cardiac Diseases

By Calvin C. Sheng and Charles C. Hong

2,505
22. Human Pluripotent Stem Cells Modeling Neurodegenerative Diseases

By Roxana Nat, Andreas Eigentler and Georg Dechant

3,356
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23. Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells as a Source of Hepatocytes

By Minoru Tomizawa, Fuminobu Shinozaki, Takao Sugiyama, Shigenori Yamamoto, Makoto Sueishi and Takanobu Yoshida

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26. Stem Cells in Tissue Engineering

By Shohreh Mashayekhan, Maryam Hajiabbas and Ali Fallah

4,453
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27. Ethical Considerations on Stem Cell Research

By Andreas M. Weiss, Michael Breitenbach, Mark Rinnerthaler and Günter Virt

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