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Exploring Its Biology and Practical Relevance

The tittle 'Glioma - Exploring Its Biology and Practical Relevance' is indicative of its content. This volume contains 21 chapters basically intended to explore glioma biology and discussing the experimental model systems for the purpose. It is hoped that the present volume will provide supportive and relevant awareness and understanding on the fundamental advances of the subject to the professionals from any sphere interested about glioma.

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GliomaExploring Its Biology and Practical RelevanceEdited by Anirban Ghosh

Published: November 2nd 2011

DOI: 10.5772/880

ISBN: 978-953-307-379-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6546-0

Copyright year: 2011

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51338 Total Chapter Downloads

27 Crossref Citations

41 Web of Science Citations

58 Dimensions Citations


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1. Epidemiology of Glioma

By Jimmy T. Efird


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2. Molecular Etiology of Glioblastomas: Implication of Genomic Profiling From the Cancer Genome Atlas Project

By Kimberly Ng, Santosh Kesari, Bob Carter and Clark C. Chen


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3. Biological Markers of Recurrence and Survival of High-Grade Gliomas: The Role of Hepatocyte Growth Factor

By Roberto García-Navarrete, Esperanza García Mendoza, Alfonso Marhx-Bracho and Julio Sotelo


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4. Biomarker Discovery, Validation and Clinical Application for Patients Diagnosed with Glioma

By Kerrie L. McDonald


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5. Genomic Abnormalities in Gliomas

By Giovanny Pinto, France Yoshioka, Fábio Motta, Renata Canalle, Rommel Burbano, Juan Rey, Aline Custódio and Cacilda Casartelli


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6. Genetic Diversity of Glioblastoma Multiforme: Impact on Future Therapies

By Franz-Josef Klinz, Sergej Telentschak, Roland Goldbrunner and Klaus Addicks


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7. Role of the Centrosomal MARK4 Protein in Gliomagenesis

By Ivana Magnani, Chiara Novielli and Lidia Larizza


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8. New Insight on the Role of Transient Receptor Potential (TRP) Channels in Driven Gliomagenesis Pathways

By Giorgio Santoni, Maria Beatrice Morelli, Consuelo Amantini, Matteo Santoni and Massimo Nabissi


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9. The Role of Stem Cells in the Glioma Growth

By Sergio Garcia, Vinicius Kannen and Luciano Neder


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10. Bone Marrow-Derived Cells Support Malignant Transformation of Low-Grade Glioma

By Jeffrey P. Greenfield, William S. Cobb, Caitlin E. Hoffman, Xueying Chen, Prajwal Rajappa, Chioma Ihunnah, Yujie Huang and David Lyden


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11. Migration and Invasion of Brain Tumors

By Richard A. Able, Jr., Veronica Dudu and Maribel Vazquez


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12. Extracellular Matrix Microenvironment in Glioma Progression

By Marzenna Wiranowska and Mumtaz V. Rojiani


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13. The Role of Chemoattractant Receptors in the Progression of Glioma

By Xiao-hong Yao,Ying Liu, Jian Huang, Ye Zhou, Keqiang Chen, Wanghua Gong, Mingyong Liu, Xiu-wu Bian and Ji Ming Wang


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14. Immune Connection in Glioma: Fiction, Fact and Option

By Anirban Ghosh


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15. Direct Antitumor Activity of Interferon-Induced Dendritic Cells of Healthy Donors and Patients with Primary Brain Tumors

By Olga Leplina, Tamara Tyrinova, Marina Tikhonova, Ekaterina Shevela, Vyacheslav Stupak, Sergey Mishinov, Ivan Pendyurin, Mikhail Sadovoy, Alexander Ostanin and Elena Chernykh


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16. Retracted: Animal Models of Glioma

By Lijun Sun


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17. Three-Dimensional In Vitro Models in Glioma Research - Focus on Spheroids

By Stine Skov Jensen, Charlotte Aaberg-Jessen, Ida Pind Jakobsen, Simon Kjær Hermansen, Søren Kabell Nissen and Bjarne Winther Kristensen


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18. Endogenous Experimental Glioma Model, Links Between Glioma Stem Cells and Angiogenesis

By Susana Bulnes, Harkaitz Bengoetxea, Naiara Ortuzar, Enrike G. Argandoña and José Vicente Lafuente


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19. Copy Number Alterations in Glioma Cell Lines

By Bárbara Meléndez, Ainoha García-Claver, Yolanda Ruano, Yolanda Campos-Martín, Ángel Rodríguez de Lope, Elisa Pérez-Magán, Pilar Mur, Sofía Torres, Mar Lorente, Guillermo Velasco and Manuela Mollejo


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20. Oxidative Stress and Glutamate Release in Glioma

By Robert Ungard and Gurmit Singh


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21. Improving the Efficiency of Chemotherapeutic Drugs by the Action on Neuroepithelial Tumors

By Vladimir A. Kulchitsky, Michael V. Talabaev, Alexander N. Chernov, Dmitry G. Grigoriev, Yuri E. Demidchik, Dmitry G. Shcharbin, Nicholas M. Chekan, Vladimir V.Kazbanov, Tatiana A. Gurinovich, Anatoly I. Gordienko Elena K. Sergeeva, Vladimir I. Potkin and Vladimir N. Kalunov


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