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Tissue Engineering of the Peripheral Nerve

Stem Cells and Regeneration Promoting Factors

This issue of International Review of Neurobiology brings together cutting-edge research on tissue engineering of the peripheral nerve. It reviews current knowledge and understanding, provides a starting point for researchers and practitioners entering the field, and builds a platform for further research and discovery.

Audience
Neuroscientists, psychologists, neurologists

Hardbound, 344 Pages

Published: October 2013

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-410499-0

Contents

    1. Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine: Past, Present and Future
      António J. Salgado, Joaquim M. Oliveira, Albino Martins, Fábio G. Teixeira, Nuno A. Silva, Nuno M. Neves, Nuno Sousa and Rui L. Reis

    2. Tissue Engineering and Peripheral Nerve Reconstruction: An Overview
      S. Geuna, S. Gnavi, I. Perroteau, Pierluigi Tos and B. Battiston

    3. Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transplantation for Improving Nerve Regeneration
      Júlia Teixeira Oliveira, Klauss Mostacada, Silmara de Lima and Ana Maria Blanco Martinez

    4. Perspectives of Employing Mesenchymal Stem Cells from the Wharton’s Jelly of the Umbilical Cord for Peripheral Nerve Repair
      Jorge Ribeiro, Andrea Gartner, Tiago Pereira, Raquel Gomes, Maria Ascensão Lopes, Carolina Gonçalves, Artur Varejão, Ana Lúcia Luís and Ana Colette Maurício

    5. Adipose-Derived Stem Cells and Nerve Regeneration: Promises and Pitfalls
      Alessandro Faroni, Giorgio Terenghi and Adam J Reid

    6. The Pros and Cons of Growth Factors and Cytokines in Peripheral Axon Regeneration
      Lars Klimaschewski, Barbara Hausott and Doychin N. Angelov

    7. Role of Inflammation and Cytokines in Peripheral Nerve Regeneration
      P. Dubový, R. Jan?álek and T. Kubek

    8. Ghrelin: A Novel Neuromuscular Recovery Promoting Factor?
      Stefania Raimond, Giulia Ronchi, Stefano Geuna, Davide Pascal, Simone Reano, Nicoletta Filigheddu and Andrea Graziani

    9. Neuregulin1 Role in Schwann Cell Regulation and Potential Applications to Promote Peripheral Nerve Regeneration
      Giovanna Gambarotta, Federica Fregnan, Sara Gnavi and Isabelle Perroteau

    10. Extracellular Matrix Components in Peripheral Nerve Regeneration
      Francisco Gonzalez-Perez, Esther Udina and Xavier Navarro

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