9 edition of Leading-edge stem cell research found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Prasad S. Koka, editor.|
|Contributions||Koka, Prasad S.|
|LC Classifications||QH588.S83 L43 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 189 p. :|
|Number of Pages||189|
|LC Control Number||2007048721|
Blood stem cells were the first stem cells to be identified. Their discovery in the s marked the beginning of stem cell research. Today, researchers continue to learn from blood stem cells and are working to identify new ways to use them in the clinic. The Center for Stem Cell Biology (CSCB) was established in to serve as a hub for existing stem cell efforts at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. The center also supports targeted recruitment of stem cell faculty and provides resources for stem cell research . Human stem cells have been known as a promising avenue for research and medicine since the late s, but stem cell research had has been engulfed in controversy. Through a narrative-driven pro/con format, supported by facts, quotes, anecdotes, and full-color illustrations, this books examines issues related to stem cell : Reynolds Librarians.
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Stem cells are self-renewing, unspecialized cells that can give rise to multiple types all of specialized cells of the body. Stem cell research also involves complex ethical and legal considerations since they involve adult, fetal tissue and embryonic : Samuel R.
Christy. The Hardcover of the Leading-Edge Stem Cell Research by Prasad S. Koka at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more!Pages: AbstractStem cells, by virtue of their defining property of self-renewal, represent an unlimited source of potentially functional human cells for basic research and regenerative medicine.
Having validated the feasibility of cell-based therapeutic strategies over the past decade, mostly through the use of rodent cells, the stem cell field has now embarked upon a detailed characterization of human cells.
Leading-edge stem cell research. New York: Nova Science Publishers, © (OCoLC) Online version: Leading-edge stem cell research. New York: Nova Science Publishers, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Prasad S Koka.
Stem cells, by virtue of their defining property of self-renewal, represent an unlimited source of potentially functional human cells for basic research and regenerative medicine. Having validated the feasibility of cell-based therapeutic strategies over the past decade, mostly through the use of rodent cells, the stem cell field has now embarked upon a detailed characterization of human cells Cited by: The Leading Edge of Stem Cell Therapeutics Article Literature Review (PDF Available) in Annual Review of Medicine 58(1) February with Reads How we measure 'reads'.
Embryonic stem cells have the capacity to develop into every type of tissue found in an adult; germ line cells and adult stem cells are less versatile.
The processes that control such development, however, are not understood at present. The relative newness of Stem Cell Nutrition as a dietary concept is superbly positioned in the minds of ordinary people who probably have no background in chemistry or stem cell physiology.
Dr Somersall is the perfect author: he is a qualified and experienced medical doctor; he has a PhD/5(66). Organized in two volumes entitled Pluripotent Stem Cells and Cell Biology and Adult and Fetal Stem Cells, this work contains contributions from the world’s experts in stem cell research to provide a description of the tools, methods, and experimental protocols needed to study and characterize stem cells and progenitor populations as well as a the latest information of what is known about each.
Stem Cell Research is dedicated to publishing high-quality manuscripts focusing on the biology and applications of stem cell sions to Stem Cell Research, may cover all aspects of stem cells, including embryonic stem cells, tissue-specific stem cells, cancer stem cells, developmental studies, genomics and translational research.
Special focus of SCR is on mechanisms of. Heidelberg, Germany – Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and the Heidelberg Institute of Stem Cell Technology and Experimental Medicine (HI-STEM)* and the Max Planck Institute in Freiburg have identified a new control mechanism that enables stem cells to adapt their activity in emergency situations.
leader of the Cancer Stem Cell Initiative at the UCD Comprehensive Cancer Center. He also teaches graduate courses in stem cells and is an instructor for the histology course at UCD School of Medicine.
He is a cancer survivor, patient advocate, writer, and is currently the only faculty level academic blogger on stem cell research in the world. A comprehensive and authoritative compilation of up-to-date developments in stem cell research and its use in toxicology and medicine.
Presented by internationally recognized investigators in this exciting field of scientific research. The second edition of Stem Cells: Scientific Facts and Fiction provides the non-stem cell expert with an understandable review of the history, current state of affairs, and facts and fiction of the promises of stem cells.
Building on success of its award-winning preceding edition, the second edition features new chapters on embryonic and iPS cells and stem cells in veterinary science and medicine.
Stem cells are self-renewing, unspecialised cells that can give rise to multiple types all of specialised cells of the body. Stem cell research also involves complex ethical and legal considerations since they involve adult, foetal tissue and embryonic sources.
This book presents leading-edge research in this rapidly-growing field. New discoveries in the field of stem cell research have frequently appeared in the news and in scientific literature. Research in this area promises to lead to new therapies for cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and a wide variety of other diseases.
Stem cell research is a promising field with an alluring potential for therapeutic. intervention, and thus begs a critical understanding of the long-term consequen ces of stem.
New discoveries in the field of stem cells increasingly dominate the news and scientific literature revealing an avalanche of new knowledge and research tools that are producing therapies for cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and a wide variety of other diseases that afflict humanity.
This book tells the story of the breakthroughs in working with embryonic stem cells and how this may help us grow new tissues to repair injuries. Scientists and medical researchers hope to induce stem cells to become nerve and muscle cells, which will then replace nonfunctioning cells and eliminate many common disabilities.
"A highly readable and useful book .[It] will help many to navigate the uncharted waters of human embryonic stem cell biology." (The British Society for Cell Biology Newsletter, Autumn, ) "[It] is a valuable resource for seasoned and novice researchers; it would make an excellent addition to the reference collection of any medical library or research laboratory.".
Biotechnology and Regenerative Medicine Collection. Leading-edge research and innovative applications in gene therapy, tissue engineering, stem cell research, and drug development Browse individual titles below. To request information on an institutional.
The following sources do not necessarily reflect the Center's position or values. These sources, however, are excellent resources for familiarizing oneself with all sides of the relevant issues. Stem Cell Research (General) | Additional Key Reports on Stem Cell Research | Articles Stem Cell Research (General) Benjamin, Ruha.
People’s Science: Bodies and Rights on the Stem Cell. INDUCED PLURIPOTENT STEM CELLS. One of the hottest topics in stem cell research today is the study of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS cells).
These are adult cells (e.g., skin cells) that are engineered, or “reprogrammed,” to become pluripotent, i.e., behave like an embryonic stem Size: KB.
The results of this research are published in Cell Stem Cell on Ma Stem cells in our bodies act as reservoirs of cells that divide to produce new stem cells, as well as a myriad of. Aborted fetuses are not the only source of stem cells.
There are stem cells in the both placenta and blood contained in the placenta. Also the primary source of stem cells is from blastocysts. These are fertilized human eggs that were not implanted into a woman. Because of their level of differentiation, adult stem cells seem to be a much less likely source for gaining this knowledge than embryonic stem cells promise to be.
Thus even if adult stem cells can ultimately be used for the other two purposes listed below, embryonic stem cell research will be necessary to accomplish this : Dorff En. InStem Cell Reviews changed its title to Stem Cell Reviews and Reports. Each journal name was issued a separate Impact Factor but the correct, combined Impact Factor is Thorough coverage of emerging issues in stem cells; Includes embryonic and adult stem cells, and related lineage and cloning concerns.
Both adult and embryonic stem cells can contribute to the development of regenerative medicine. Embryonic stem cells (ESCs) have the advantage of multipotency and have shown themselves to be readily culturable in the laboratory. Although the degree of plasticity of adult stem cells is still unknown and there are difficulties in purifying and culturing them, the only proven stem cell-based.
Stem cell research could lead to a new area of "regenerative medicine:" replacing tissues or body parts damaged by injury of disease with new ones derived from stem cells. "Replacement" medicine is now routine. Transplants of organs such as the heart, liver, kidneys or lungs areFile Size: KB.
In recent years, stem cell therapy has become a very promising and advanced scientific research topic. The development of treatment methods has evoked great expectations. This paper is a review focused on the discovery of different stem cells and the potential therapies based on these cells.
The genesis of stem cells is followed by laboratory steps of controlled stem cell culturing and Cited by: Stem cells could help medicine in three general ways: cell-based therapies, drug discovery and basic knowledge.
Cell therapies would use stem cells, or cells grown from stem cells. educate patients and the public about stem cells through the A Closer Look at Stem Cells website. Prioritizing Science Our advocacy efforts focus on support for basic science research, evidence-based regulation of science as it is translated to the clinic, responsible research freedoms, and increased funding for science.
Lau D, Ogbogu U, Taylor B, Stafinski T, Menon D, Caulfield T. Stem cell clinics online: The direct-to-consumer portrayal of stem cell medicine.
Cell Stem Cell. ; 3 (6)– Stem Cell Research takes a multi-disciplinary approach to the topic of human embryonic stem cell research, starting with the breakthrough discovery up through the present day controversy. The book invites the reader to join the conversation by providing a well balanced approach to many of the issues surrounding the development of this Author: Toni Marzotto, Patricia M.
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Later inCalifornia voters approved Proposit a bond measure that will provide $3 billion over 10 years to stem cell research, including work with cloned human embryos and the stem Author: Kyla Dunn.
Bone marrow transplant: Example of adult stem cell-based therapy Science is discovering the unknown Stem cell field is still in its infancy Human embryonic stem cell research is a decade old, adult stem cell research has year head start Holds hope for curing or improving treatments for 70+ diseases An examination of a decade and a half of political controversy, ethical debate, and scientific progress in stem cell research.
After a decade and a half, human pluripotent stem cell research has been normalized. There may be no consensus on the status of the embryo—only a tacit agreement to disagree—but the debate now takes place in a context in which human stem cell research and.
What is cloning, and what does it have to do with stem cell research. General Stem Cell Knowledge Cloning, or somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT), is the technique used to produce Dolly the sheep, the first animal to be produced as a genetic copy of another adult.
Neurosurgery researchers have used a new, leading-edge stem cell therapy to promote the growth of bone tissue following the removal of cervical discs --. Stem Cell Basics Last modified on Ap About this document This primer on stem cells is intended for anyone who wishes to learn more about the biological properties of stem cells, the important questions about stem cells that are the focus of scientific research, and the potential use of stem cells in research and in treating Size: KB.Sepsis and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) are life-threatening diseases with high mortality, around 40%, and morbidity in all the critical care units around the world.
After decades of research, and numerous pre-clinical and clinical trials, sepsis and ARDS remain without a specific and effective pharmacotherapy and essentially the management remains supportive. Over the last years Author: Raquel Guillamat-Prats, Antonio Artigas.This blog space is dedicated to putting “stem cells in focus” for the public and potential consumers of stem cell therapies.
Monthly blog posts feature authoritative, and scientifically-based information to help educate on stem cell research and its potential to impact human health.