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Embryonic Stem Cells

Recent Advances in Pluripotent Stem Cell-Based Regenerative Medicine

Edited by Craig Atwood

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States of America

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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Embryonic Stem CellsRecent Advances in Pluripotent Stem Cell-Based Regenerative MedicineEdited by Craig Atwood

Published: April 26th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/2150

ISBN: 978-953-307-198-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6429-6

Copyright year: 2011

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5 Crossref Citations

21 Web of Science Citations

21 Dimensions Citations


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1. The Role of Complicity in the Ethics of Embryonic Stem Cell Research

By Dieter Birnbacher


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2. Potential Clinical Applications of Embryonic Stem Cells

By Arianna Malgieri, Giuseppe Novelli and Federica Sangiuolo


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3. Chemical Biology of Pluripotent Stem Cells: Focus on Cardiomyogenesis

By Jijun Hao, Li Zhou and Charles C. Hong


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4. Cardiac Differentiation of Embryonic Stem Cells by Patterning Culture

By Daisuke Sasaki and Teruo Okano


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5. Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Multipotent Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Therapy Following Focal Ischemia in the Rat

By Gregory C. Kujoth and Mustafa K. Başkaya


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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


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7. Engineering Therapeutic Neural Stem Cell Lines for Parkinson’s Disease

By Marcel M. Daadi


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8. Embryonic Stem Cells Overexpressing the Recognition Molecules L1 and Tenascin-R Enhance Regeneration in Mouse Models of Acute and Chronic Neurological Disorders

By Gunnar Hargus and Christian Bernreuther


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9. Perspectives of Stem Cell-Derived Microglia for Medicine

By Kristin Roy, Clara Beutner and Harald Neumann


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10. Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Neurons for Inner Ear Therapy

By Eri Hashino and Michael H Fritsch


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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


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13. Generation of Blood Cells from Human Embryonic Stem Cells and Their Possible Clinical Utilization

By Feng MA, Wenyu Yang, Yasuhiro Ebihara and Kohichiro Tsuji


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14. Hematopoietic Differentiation from Embryonic Stem Cells

By Yasuhisa Yokoyama, Hidekazu Nishikii and Shigeru Chiba


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15. ES Cell-derived Erythroid Cell Lines Able to Produce Mature Red Blood Cells

By Yukio Nakamura


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16. Differentiation of Hepatocytes from Mice Embryonic Stem Cells in Three-Dimensional Culture System Imitating in vivo Environment

By Tetsuya Imamura


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17. Rejuvenation of the Thymic Microenvironment by ESC-derived Thymic Epithelial Progenitors

By Laijun Lai


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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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19. Self-Renewal, Pluripotency and Tumorigenesis in Pluripotent Stem Cells Revisited

By Yanzhen Li and Tetsuya S. Tanaka


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20. Generation of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem (iPS) Cells from Liver Progenitor Cells by Two Chemicals and the Clinical Application

By Hisashi Moriguchi, Makoto Mihara, Chfumi Sato and Raymond T Chung


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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


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22. Genome Stability in Embryonic Stem Cells

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


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