Lipidomics of Stem Cells

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ISBN: 9783319493435
Release Date: 2017-03-30
Number of pages: 212
Author: Alice Pébay
Publisher: Springer

Download and read online Lipidomics of Stem Cells in PDF and EPUB This book combines the current knowledge on the role of lipids in stem cell pluripotency and differentiation. It showcases various approaches to the study of lipids and focuses on various types of stem cells and specific lipids driving maintenance or differentiation. The volume includes chapters reviewing roles of specific lipids in pluripotency, neurogenesis and exocytosis as well as in cancer stem cells. Examples of different classes of lipids—such as sphingolipids, lysophospholipids, cannabinoids and neutral lipids—are described and illustrate the vast biological effects of this class of molecules. The international contributors are all recognized experts in their respective fields. Covering the various aspects of the topic, Lipidomics of Stem Cells provides an up-to-date snapshot—unique among the literature—of where the lipid world is in terms of understanding the roles of lipids in stem cell biology. It provides an essential reference for stem cell biologists, lipid biologists, development biologists, students, academics and clinicians in related areas.


Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine in Ophthalmology

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ISBN: 9781461454939
Release Date: 2012-12-09
Number of pages: 188
Author: Stephen Tsang
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Download and read online Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine in Ophthalmology in PDF and EPUB Patient specific and disease specific stem cell lines have already introduced groundbreaking advances into the research and practice of ophthalmology. This volume provides a comprehensive and engaging overview of the latest innovations in the field. Twelve chapters discuss the fastest growing areas in ophthalmological stem cell research, from disease modelling, drug screening and gene targeting to clinical genetics and regenerative treatments. Innovative results from stem cell research of the past decade are pointing the way toward practicable treatments for retinitis pigmentosa, age related macular degeneration, and Stargardt disease. What future directions will stem cell research take? Researchers, graduate students, and fellows alike will find food for thought in this insightful guide tapping into the collective knowledge of leaders in the field. Stem Cells in Ophthalmology is part of the Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine series dedicated to discussing current challenges and future directions in stem cell research.


Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

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ISBN: 9788793237070
Release Date: 2015-01-01
Number of pages: 760
Author: Charles Durand
Publisher: River Publishers

Download and read online Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine in PDF and EPUB The study of stem cell biology is under intensive investigations. Because stem cells have the unique capability to self-renew and differentiate into one or several cell types, they play a critical role in development, tissue homeostasis and regeneration. Stem cells also constitute promising cell candidates for cell therapy. The aim of this book is to provide an accurate knowledge on stem cell biology and regenerative medicine. This book will cover many topics in the field and is based on seminars given by recognized scientists involved the international master program on stem cell biology at the University Pierre and Marie Curie (UPMC) in Paris. Content Preface. Pierre Charbord and Charles Durand. 1) General concepts 1.Stem cell concepts. Charles Durand and Pierre Charbord. 2.Transcriptional regulation in stem cells. Eric Soler and Frank Grosveld. 3.DNA repair in stem cells. Leyla Vahidi Ferdousi and Miria Ricchetti. 4. Stem cells and epigenetic regulation. Emma L. Walton and Claire Francastel. 5. Hydra and the evolution of stem cells. Alexander Klimovich, Anna Marei Böhm and Thomas C.G. Bosch. 6. Ontogeny of stem cells. Thierry Jaffredo. 7. Regeneration in anamniotic vertebrates. Dunja Knapp. 8. Computational models of spatio-temporal stem cell organization. Peter Buske and Joerg Galle. 2) Pluripotent stem cells 9. X chromosome inactivation in stem cells and development. Agnese Loda, Friedemann Loos and Joost Gribnau. 10. Molecular machinery of reprogramming. Romain Desprat, Ollivier Milhavet and Jean-Marc Lemaitre. 11. Modeling human genetic disorders using induced pluripotent stem cells. Franck Lebrin. 3) Adult stem cells 12. Developmental biology of hematopoietic stem cells : Cellular aspects. Laurent Yvernogeau, Jean-Charles Boisset and Catherine Robin. 13. Developmental biology of haematopoietic stem cells: Cell intrinsic and extrinsic regulators of their emergence. Katrin Ottersbach. 14. Biology of hematopoietic stem cells in the adult. Marie-Laure Arcangeli, Rima Haddad, Francoise Pflumio. 15. Epithelial stem cells in the skin. Romain Fontaine, Mathieu Castela and Selim Aractingi. 16. Skeletal muscle stem cells. Elisa Negroni, Maximilien Bencze, Stéphanie Duguez, Gillian Butler-Browne and Vincent Mouly. 17. Mammary stem cells. Marie-Ange Deugnier, Marisa M. Faraldo and Marina A. Glukhova. 18. Intestinal stem cells. Silvia Fre. 19. Neural stem cells. Nathalie Kubis and Martin Catala. 20. Dental stem cells. Anne Poliard. 21. Bone marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells: from stemness to stromal property of hematopoietic support. Pierre Charbord and Bruno Delorme. 22. Retinal stem cells. Olivier Goureau, Angélique Terray, Katherine S. Matho, Sacha Reichman, and Gael Orieux. 4) Stem cell-related diseases and therapy using stem cells 23. Leukemic stem cells: what the concept brings to disease and patient management. Berent Lunden and Christine Chomienne. 24. Stem cells for cardiac repair. Philippe Menasché. 25. Stem cells for red blood cell production. Christelle Mazurier, Guillaume F Rousseau, Luc Douay and Hélène Lapillonne. 26. Prospectives for therapy with stem cells in skeletal muscular diseases. Maximilien Bencze, Elisa Negroni, Vincent Mouly and Gillian Butler-Browne. 5) Regulatory and philosophical aspects 27. Legal framework for research on Human Embryonic Stem Cells in France and in Europe. Arnaud de Guerra, Emmanuelle Prada-Bordenave 28. Stem cell epistemological issues. Lucie Laplane. 29. Future outlook. Pierre Charbord and Charles Durand.


Encyclopedia of Cell Biology

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ISBN: 9780123947963
Release Date: 2015-08-07
Number of pages: 3008
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Publisher: Academic Press

Download and read online Encyclopedia of Cell Biology in PDF and EPUB The Encyclopedia of Cell Biology offers a broad overview of cell biology, offering reputable, foundational content for researchers and students across the biological and medical sciences. This important work includes 285 articles from domain experts covering every aspect of cell biology, with fully annotated figures, abundant illustrations, videos, and references for further reading. Each entry is built with a layered approach to the content, providing basic information for those new to the area and more detailed material for the more experienced researcher. With authored contributions by experts in the field, the Encyclopedia of Cell Biology provides a fully cross-referenced, one-stop resource for students, researchers, and teaching faculty across the biological and medical sciences. Fully annotated color images and videos for full comprehension of concepts, with layered content for readers from different levels of experience Includes information on cytokinesis, cell biology, cell mechanics, cytoskeleton dynamics, stem cells, prokaryotic cell biology, RNA biology, aging, cell growth, cell Injury, and more In-depth linking to Academic Press/Elsevier content and additional links to outside websites and resources for further reading A one-stop resource for students, researchers, and teaching faculty across the biological and medical sciences


Neural Development and Stem Cells

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ISBN: 9781461438014
Release Date: 2012-06-05
Number of pages: 366
Author: Scott Lipnick
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Download and read online Neural Development and Stem Cells in PDF and EPUB This expanded and updated edition reflects the enormous increase in our knowledge of the development of the nervous system and the use of neural stem cells in clinical applications. Integrating new information about the use of development of neural stem cells for clinical applications, Drs. Rao, Carpenter and Vemuri have added additional chapters on neural transplantation and development of neural stem cells using reprogramming technologies. A new chapter on cancer in nervous system delineates how the fundamental biology of neural stem cells informs our understanding of cancer and tumor formation in the nervous system. Special attention is paid to the derivation of neural cells from embryonic stem cells and induced pluripotent stem cells. Authoritative and up-to-date, Neural Development and Stem Cells, 3rd Edition provides neuroscientists with a handy guide to stem cells in the nervous system, tracing with great clarity the development of stem cells from differentiation to neurons, astrocytes, and oligodendrocytes.


Science

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105131889102
Release Date: 1883
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Cancer as a Metabolic Disease

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ISBN: 9781118310304
Release Date: 2012-05-18
Number of pages: 438
Author: Thomas Seyfried
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online Cancer as a Metabolic Disease in PDF and EPUB The book addresses controversies related to the origins of cancer and provides solutions to cancer management and prevention. It expands upon Otto Warburg's well-known theory that all cancer is a disease of energy metabolism. However, Warburg did not link his theory to the "hallmarks of cancer" and thus his theory was discredited. This book aims to provide evidence, through case studies, that cancer is primarily a metabolic disease requring metabolic solutions for its management and prevention. Support for this position is derived from critical assessment of current cancer theories. Brain cancer case studies are presented as a proof of principle for metabolic solutions to disease management, but similarities are drawn to other types of cancer, including breast and colon, due to the same cellular mutations that they demonstrate.


Secrets of Your Cells

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ISBN: 1604076267
Release Date: 2013
Number of pages: 281
Author: Sondra Barrett
Publisher:

Download and read online Secrets of Your Cells in PDF and EPUB "It's rare that a medically trained scientist dares to venture into the mystical world of our cells and biology, but Dr. Barrett has both the courage and insights to do just that. By combining her scientifically trained mind with the wisdom of her heart, she takes us on an adventure of perceiving the inner workings of our bodies in a new way. This book will serve anyone curious about how our physical lives are related to this vast universe that we occupy."-Leigh Fortson, author of Embrace, Release, Heal: An Empowering Guide to Talking About, Thinking About, and Treating Cancer "In Secrets of Your Cells, biochemist Sondra Barrett puts us in touch with the incredible beauty and organization of the cells of the human body as she translates the small-scale life of cells into large-scale lessons for living. This is the work of someone with a genuine reverence for the sacredness of life." -Larry Dossey, MD, author of Healing Words, Reinventing Medicine, and The Power of Premonitions "Sondra has the gift of a scientist's mind wedded to an artist's heart."-Eli Jaxon-Bear, author of From Fixation to Freedom: The Enneagram of Liberation. A guiding principle of the spiritual journey is to look within. Biochemist Sondra Barrett has done just that-and discovered that our cells offer us invaluable wisdom for transformation, relationships, and healing. With Secrets of Your Cells, this scientist and mind-body teacher takes you on a provocative journey into our inner universe. Exploring the cell's astonishing architecture, intelligence, and ability to function harmoniously, this book offers practical exercises for applying the lessons of our cells to live well and thrive. Join Dr. Barrett to learn: Practical guidance for engaging cellular intelligence in everyday life through our thoughts, choices, and actions Inner wisdom embedded in our cells about sanctuary, letting go, and being in the present moment What our cells can teach us about communication, cooperation, and purpose How the anatomy of our cells responds to energy, movement, and internal tension Cells and molecules as sacred art, as revealed by Dr. Barrett's fascinating color photographs of the inner and outer world "Our cells are more than just fortuitous arrangements of chemicals," explains Dr. Barrett. "They are a community of trillions of sentient entities cooperating to create a sanctuary for the human soul." Drawing on the insights from shamanic practices, energy medicine, and the wisdom of our body's fundamental building blocks, Secrets of Your Cells is a thoroughly researched and accessible resource for putting cutting-edge biology into action.


Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

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ISBN: 9781461464860
Release Date: 2013-10-22
Number of pages: 544
Author: Daan J. A. Crommelin
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Download and read online Pharmaceutical Biotechnology in PDF and EPUB This introductory text explains both the basic science and the applications of biotechnology-derived pharmaceuticals, with special emphasis on their clinical use. It serves as a complete one-stop source for undergraduate/graduate pharmacists, pharmaceutical science students, and for those in the pharmaceutical industry. The Fourth Edition will completely update the previous edition, and will also include additional coverage on the newer approaches such as oligonucleotides, siRNA, gene therapy and nanotech.


Regenerative Biology and Medicine

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ISBN: 9780123848611
Release Date: 2012-06-07
Number of pages: 474
Author: David L. Stocum
Publisher: Academic Press

Download and read online Regenerative Biology and Medicine in PDF and EPUB Regenerative Biology and Medicine, Second Edition — Winner of a 2013 Highly Commended BMA Medical Book Award for Medicine — discusses the fundamentals of regenerative biology and medicine. It provides a comprehensive overview, which integrates old and new data into an ever-clearer global picture. The book is organized into three parts. Part I discusses the mechanisms and the basic biology of regeneration, while Part II deals with the strategies of regenerative medicine developed for restoring tissue, organ, and appendage structures. Part III reflects on the achievements of regenerative biology and medicine; future challenges; bioethical issues that need to be addressed; and the most promising developments in regenerative medicine. The book is designed for multiple audiences: undergraduate students, graduate students, medical students and postdoctoral fellows, and research investigators interested in an overall synthesis of this field. It will also appeal to investigators from fields not directly related to regenerative biology and medicine, such as chemistry, informatics, computer science, mathematics, physics, and engineering. Highly Commended 2013 BMA Medical Book Award for Medicine Includes coverage of skin, hair, teeth, cornea, and central neural tissues Provides description of regenetive medicine in digestive, respiratory, urogenital, musculoskeletal, and cardiovascular systems Includes amphibians as powerful research models with discussion of appendage regeneration in amphibians and mammals


Neuroprosthetics

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ISBN: 9812380221
Release Date: 2004
Number of pages: 1261
Author: Kenneth W. Horch
Publisher: World Scientific

Download and read online Neuroprosthetics in PDF and EPUB A study of neuroprosthetics. It is broadly divided into three sections which address: neuroanatomy and neurophysiology, biomaterials and biocompatibility, stimulation and recording techniques; clinical applications of neuroprosthetics; and future developments.


Functional Neuroradiology

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ISBN: 1441903453
Release Date: 2011-09-08
Number of pages: 1029
Author: Scott H. Faro
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Download and read online Functional Neuroradiology in PDF and EPUB Functional Neuroradiology: Principles and Clinical Applications, is a follow-up to Faro and Mohamed’s groundbreaking work, Functional (BOLD)MRI: Basic Principles and Clinical Applications. This new 49 chapter textbook is comprehensive and offers a complete introduction to the state-of-the-art functional imaging in Neuroradiology, including the physical principles and clinical applications of Diffusion, Perfusion, Permeability, MR spectroscopy, Positron Emission Tomography, BOLD fMRI and Diffusion Tensor Imaging. With chapters written by internationally distinguished neuroradiologists, neurologists, psychiatrists, cognitive neuroscientists, and physicists, Functional Neuroradiology is divided into 9 major sections, including: Physical principles of all key functional techniques, Lesion characterization using Diffusion, Perfusion, Permeability, MR spectroscopy, and Positron Emission Tomography, an overview of BOLD fMRI physical principles and key concepts, including scanning methodologies, experimental research design, data analysis, and functional connectivity, Eloquent Cortex and White matter localization using BOLD fMRI and Diffusion Tensor Imaging, Clinical applications of BOLD fMRI in Neurosurgery, Neurology, Psychiatry, Neuropsychology, and Neuropharmacology, Multi-modality functional Neuroradiology, Beyond Proton Imaging, Functional spine and CSF imaging, a full-color Neuroanatomical Brain atlas of eloquent cortex and key white matter tracts and BOLD fMRI paradigms. By offering readers a complete overview of functional imaging modalities and techniques currently used in patient diagnosis and management, as well as emerging technology, Functional Neuroradiology is a vital information source for physicians and cognitive neuroscientists involved in daily practice and research.


Latinas and African American Women at Work

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ISBN: 0871541424
Release Date: 1999-01-14
Number of pages: 441
Author: Irene Browne
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation

Download and read online Latinas and African American Women at Work in PDF and EPUB One of Choice magazine's Outstanding Academic Books of 1999 Accepted wisdom about the opportunities available to African American and Latina women in the U.S. labor market has changed dramatically. Although the 1970s saw these women earning almost as much as their white counterparts, in the 1980s their relative wages began falling behind, and the job prospects plummeted for those with little education and low skills. At the same time, African American women more often found themselves the sole support of their families. While much social science research has centered on the problems facing black male workers, Latinas and African American Women at Work offers a comprehensive investigation into the eroding progress of these women in the U.S. labor market. The prominent sociologists and economists featured in this volume describe how race and gender intersect to especially disadvantage black and Latina women. Their inquiries encompass three decades of change for women at all levels of the workforce, from those who spend time on the welfare rolls to middle class professionals. Among the many possible sources of increased disadvantage, they particularly examine the changing demands for skills, increasing numbers of immigrants in the job market, the precariousness of balancing work and childcare responsibilities, and employer discrimination. While racial inequity in hiring often results from educational differences between white and minority women, this cannot explain the discrimination faced by women with higher skills. Minority women therefore face a two-tiered hurdle based on race and gender. Although the picture for young African American women has grown bleaker overall, for Latina women, the story is more complex, with a range of economic outcomes among Cubans, Puerto Ricans, Mexicans, and Central and South Americans. Latinas and African American Women at Work reveals differences in how professional African American and white women view their position in the workforce, with black women perceiving more discrimination, for both race and gender, than whites. The volume concludes with essays that synthesize the evidence about racial and gender-based obstacles in the labor market. Given the current heated controversy over female and minority employment, as well as the recent sweeping changes to the national welfare system, the need for empirical data to inform the public debate about disadvantaged women is greater than ever before. The important findings in Latinas and African American Women at Work substantially advance our understanding of social inequality and the pervasive role of race, ethnicity and gender in the economic well-being of American women.


It Had to Be Him

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ISBN: 1477821287
Release Date: 2015-04-01
Number of pages: 278
Author: Tamra Baumann
Publisher: Montlake Romance

Download and read online It Had to Be Him in PDF and EPUB "She may have sworn him off for good...but love is full of surprises. Even though Meg Anderson's hell-raising days are over, coming home to Anderson Butte isn't easy, especially when her impossible-to-please dad is the mayor and her do-gooder siblings run the place. But with another job lost and the gorgeous father of her daughter trying to make contact after disappearing three years ago, a break is definitely in order. Hopefully the little town filled with big, juicy secrets can help. After being off the grid for years, Josh Granger, a man with his own secrets, wants Meg and his daughter back. But first he has to get past townspeople as protective as a pack of rottweilers. He's not the man Meg thinks he is, but he can't tell her why...not yet. As Meg slowly warms to Josh, it's clear the old spark is still there. But when his secret is exposed--along with Meg's own shocking revelation--will it tear their family apart again, or bind them forever?"


Issues in Biological and Life Sciences Research 2011 Edition

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ISBN: 9781464963353
Release Date: 2012-01-09
Number of pages: 5106
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Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

Download and read online Issues in Biological and Life Sciences Research 2011 Edition in PDF and EPUB Issues in Biological and Life Sciences Research: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Biological and Life Sciences Research. The editors have built Issues in Biological and Life Sciences Research: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Biological and Life Sciences Research in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Biological and Life Sciences Research: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.