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Genetics of Stem Cells

Part A

This special volume of Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science focuses on the genetics of stem cells.


Researchers, professors and graduate students in biochemistry, chemistry, molecular biology, biotechnology, and medicine.

Hardbound, 384 Pages

Published: September 2012

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-398459-3


    "Full of interest not only for the molecular biologist-for whom the numerous references will be invaluable-but will also appeal to a much wider circle of biologists, and in fact to all those who are concerned with the living cell."--BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL


      1. WNT Signaling and Cardiac Differentiation
      2. Michael P. Flaherty, Timothy J. Kamerzell and Buddhadeb Dawn

      3. Role of Heat Shock Proteins in Stem Cell Behavior
      4. Guo-Chang Fan

      5. Preconditioning Approach in Stem Cell Therapy for the Treatment of Infarcted Heart
      6. Khawaja Husnain Haider and Muhammad Ashraf

      7. Myocardial Regeneration: The Role of Progenitor Cells Derived From Bone Marrow and Heart
      8. Xiaohong Wang, Arthur H. L. From and Jianyi Zhang

      9. Induced Pluripotent Cells in Cardiovascular Biology: Epigenetics, Promises and Challenges
      10. Raj Kishore and Eneda Hoxha

      11. Roles of MicroRNAs and Myocardial Cell Differentiation
      12. Tomohide Takaya, Hitoo Nishi, Takahiro Horie, Koh Ono and Koji Hasegawa

      13. Induction of Somatic Cell Reprogramming Using the MicroRNA miR-302
      14. Karen Kelley and Shi-Lung Lin

      15. From Ontogenesis to Regeneration: Learning How to Instruct Adult Cardiac Progenitor Cells
      16. Isotta Chimenti, Elvira Forte, Francesco Angelini, Alessandro Giacomello and Elisa Messina

      17. Genetic Modification of Stem Cells for Cardiac, Diabetic and Hemophilia Transplantation Therapies
      18. M. Ian Phillips and Yao Liang Tang

      19. Progenitor Cell Mobilization and Recruitment: SDF-1, CXCR4, a 4-integrin, and c-kit
      20. Min Cheng and Gangjian Qin

      21. Reprogramming of Somatic Cells
      22. Johnson Rajasingh

      23. Cross-talk between the Notch signal and non-coding RNA on the Fate of Stem Cells
      24. Yaoliang Tang, Yingjie Wang, Lijuan Chen and Neal Weintraub

      25. Genetically Manipulated Progenitor/Stem Cells Restore Function to the Infarcted Heart via the SDF-1α/CXCR4 Signaling Pathway
      26. Yigang Wang and Kristin Luther

      27. Generation of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells from Somatic Cells

      Young-Doug Sohn, Ji Woong Han and Young-sup Yoon



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