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Stem Cell Regulators

First published in 1943, Vitamins and Hormones is the longest-running serial published by Academic Press. The Editorial Board now reflects expertise in the field of hormone action, vitamin action, X-ray crystal structure, physiology and enzyme mechanisms.

Under the capable and qualified editorial leadership of Dr. Gerald Litwack, Vitamins and Hormones continues to publish cutting-edge reviews of interest to endocrinologists, biochemists, nutritionists, pharmacologists, cell biologists and molecular biologists. Others interested in the structure and function of biologically active molecules like hormones and vitamins will, as always, turn to this series for comprehensive reviews by leading contributors to this and related disciplines.

This volume focuses on stem cell regulators.

Audience
Researchers, faculty, and graduate students interested in cutting-edge review concerning the molecular and cellular biology of vitamins, hormones, and related factors and co-factors. Libraries and laboratories at institutes with strong programs in cell biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, gene regulation, hormone control, and signal transduction are likely to be interested.

Included in series
Vitamins and Hormones

Hardbound, 520 Pages

Published: December 2011

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-386015-6

Contents

  • Factors operating in pluripotent cells
    Maria A. Ciemerych and Aneta Suwinska

    Molecular mediators of Mesenchymal Stem Cell (MSC)

    Pampee P. Young, Sarika Saraswati, and Maria P. Alfaro

    Insulin and germline proliferation in Caenorhabditis
    E. Jane Albert Hubbard

    Generation of mature β-cells from embryonic stem cells: What are we missing?

    Spyridon Champeris Tsaniras

    Activation and regulation of reserve liver progenitor cells

    D. Hunter Best and William B. Coleman

    Adult cardiac-derived stem cells: differentiation and survival regulators
    Nanako Kawaguchi

    TGF-Beta1 regulates differentiation of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells
    Basil M. Hantash and Longmei Zhao

    Maternal intake of folic acid and neural crest stem cells
    Chandra S. Mayanil

    Modulation of the generation of dopaminergic neurons from human neural stem cells by Bcl-XL. Mechanisms of action

    Alberto Martínez-Serrano, Claudia G. Castillo, Elise T. Courtois, Elisa García-García, and Isabel Liste

    Glucocorticoid hedgehog agonists in neurogenesis

    Wei Chen, Larry S. Barak , Robert A. Mook, Jr., and Jiangbo Wang

    Effect of progesterone on human mesenchymal stem cells
    Dobroslav S. Kyurkchiev, Ekaterina Ivanova-Todorova, Stanimir D.Kyurkchiev

    Regulation of muscle stem cell activation - the role of growth factors and extracellular matrix
    Edyta Brzoska, Maria A. Ciemerych, Marta Przewozniak, Małgorzata Zimowska

    Thymosins and muscle regeneration
    Takahiko Hara

    Micro RNAs and mesenchymal stem cells
    Giovanni Camussi, Stefania Bruno, Maria Chiara Deregibus, Ciro Tetta and Federica Collino

    MicroRNA and vascular smooth muscle cells
    Y. Eugene Chen, Jifeng Zhang, Changqing Xie

    Transforming growth factor beta superfamily in mouse embryonic stem cell self-renewal
    Jay L. Vivian, Katherine E.Galvin-Burgess

    The biology of HIFα proteins in cell differentiation and disease

    Inmaculada Royo González, Victoria Moreno-Manzano, Francisco Javier Rodríguez- Jimenez, Pilar Sepúlveda & José-María Sánchez-Puelles

    Regulatory role of Klf5 in early mouse development and in embryonic stem cells

    Tommaso Russo and Silvia Parisi

    Bam and Bgcn in Drosophila germ line stem cell differentiation
    Changsoo Kim and Sreejith Perinthottathil

    The effects of mechanical loading on mesenchymal stem cell differentiation and matrix production
    Gwendolen C. Reilly and Robin M. Delaine-Smith

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