Encyclopedia of Stem Cell Research (2 Volume Set)


Alexander L. Greene (Editor)

Series: Stem Cells – Laboratory and Clinical Research, Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
BISAC: SCI017000

This book presents important research advances in the study of stem cell research, as well as stem cell applications in diseases; stem cell transplantation; and pluripotent stem cells. Topics discussed herein include stem cell therapy for alzheimer’s disease; cancer stem cells and ncRNAs; stem cell applications in diabetes; image-guided stem cell therapy; cancer stem cells; stem cell transplantation; vascular tissue engineering; bone marrow-derived stem cells; and stem cell plasticity. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )


Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Volume 1 xiii


Expert Commentaries

Stem Cell Therapy for Alzheimer‘s Disease
(Philippe Taupin, National Neuroscience Institute, National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) pp, 1-6

Adult neurogenesis and depression: a novel theory for depression?
(Philippe Taupin, National Neuroscience Institute, National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) pp, 7-10

Mannan-Binding Lectin and Stem Cell Transplantation
(David C. Kilpatrick, Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service, Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K.) pp, 11-16

Sexuality of Men Treated by Means of Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
(Ladislav Slovacek, Dept. of Field Internal Medicine, Faculty of Military Health Sciences, Univ. of Defence, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic, Dept. of Clinical Oncology and Radiotherapy, Charles Univ. Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic, Birgita Slovackova, Dept. of Psychiatry, Charles Univ. Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic) pp, 17-24

Short Communications

Therapeutic Potential of the Newly Characterized Human Blood-Derived Stem Cell in Type 1 Diabetes
(Yong Zhao, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Dept. of Medicine, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago, Lijun Yang, Dept. of Pathology, Immunology, & Laboratory Medicine, Univ. of Florida, College of Medicine) pp, 25-36

Recent Progress of Radiation Research: Cancer Stem Cells and ncRNAs
(Hideshi Ishii, Center for Molecular Medicine, Jichi Medical School, National Institute for Radiological Science, Japan, Toshiyuki Saito, National Institute for Radiological Science, Japan) pp, 37-48

Recruitment of Transplanted Dermal Multipotent Cells to the Injured Sites of Rats with Combined Radiation and Wound Injury by SDF-1/CXCR4 Interaction
(Zong Zhaowen, Ran Xinze, Cheng Tianmin, Institute of Combined Injury, School of Military Preventive Medicine, China) pp, 49-58

Neural cell differentiation from embryonic stem cell by the Neural Stem Sphere method
(Takashi Nakayama, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Masahiro Otsu, Nobuo Inoue, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan) pp, 59-66

Research and Review Studies

Stem Cell Applications in Disease Research: Recent Advances on Stem Cell and Cancer Stem Cell Biology and their Therapeutic Implications
(Murielle Mimeault, Surinder K. Batra, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Eppley Institute of Cancer and Allied Diseases, Univ. NebraskaMedical Center, Omaha, NE) pp, 67-108

Stem Cell Applications in Diabetes
(Hirofumi Noguchi, Baylor Institute for Immunology Research, USA, Institute of Biomedical Studies, Baylor University, USA) pp, 109-130

Stem Cells in Kidney Diseases
(Soler María José, Nephrology Department, Hospital del Mar, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain, Ortiz-Perez José Tomas, Cardiology Department, Hospital Clínic i Provincial, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain) pp, 131-152

Role of Surviving in Adult Stem Cells and Cancer
(Seiji Fukuda, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, Walther Oncology Center, Indiana Univ. School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, Dept. of Pediatrics, Shimane Univ. Faculty of Medicine, Shimane, Japan, Louis M. Pelus, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, Walther Oncology Center, Indiana Univ. School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN) pp, 153-166

Cancer Stem Cells
(Saranya Chumsri, Stewart and Marlene Greenebaum Cancer Center, Angelika M. Burger, Stewart and Marlene Greenebaum Cancer Center, Dept. of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Univ. of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD) pp, 167-180

Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Bone Diseases: State of the Art and Future Prospects
(Gael Y. Rochefort, C.L. Benhamou, INSERM, CHR ORLEANS, Orleans, France) pp, 181-210

Radial Glia in the Repair of Central Nervous System Injury
(Kulbatski I., Tator C.H., Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto and Toronto Western Research Institute, University Health Network, Canada) pp, 211-238

A Review of Corneal Epithelial Stem Cell Therapy
(David Hui-Kang Ma, Arvin Chi-Chin Sun, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taiwan, Jui-Yang Lai, Institute of Biochemical and Biomedical Engineering, Molecular Medicine Research Center, Chang Gung University, Taiwan) pp, 239-280

Towards Image-Guided Stem Cell Therapy
(Kimberly J. Blackwood, Eric Sabondjian, Donna E Goldhawk, Lawson Health Research Institute, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, St Joseph’s Health Care, London, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Western Ontario, Canada) pp, 281-308

Human Post-Natal Stem Cells in Organs Produced by Tissue Engineering for Clinical Applications
(Lucie Germain, Danielle Larouche, Francois A. Auger, Julie Fradette, LOEX Laboratory, Centre de Recherche, Hopital du Saint-Sacrement du Chauq, Quebec, Dept. de Chirurgie, d’Oto-rhino-laryngologie et ophtalmologie, Univ. Laval, Quebec, Canada) pp, 309-336

Cell Differentiation: Therapeutical Challenges in Diabetes
(Enrique Roche, Nestor Vicente-Salar, Maribel Arribas, Instituto de Bioingenieria, Universidad Miguel Hernandez, Spain) pp, 337-362

Mesenchymal Stem Cell Based Therapy in Liver Disease
(Aurich I, Martin Luther Univ. Halle-Wittenberg, Dept. of Medicine, Sgodda M., Martin Luther Univ. Halle-Wittenberg, First Dept. of Internal Medicine) pp, 363-392

Recent Advancements towards the Derivation of Immune-Compatible Patient-Specific Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Lines
(Micha Drukker, Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Stanford, CA) pp, 393-404

Oxidative Damage in Age-Related Neurodegenerative Diseases and Interventions
(H. Fai Poon, Sara C Doore, Roskamp Institute, Sarasota, FL) pp, 405-416

The Activation of Adult Endogenous Neural Stem Cells by Neurodegenerative Process within the Striatum in an Animal Model of Huntington’s Disease
(Mazurova Yvona, Dept. of Histology and Embryology, Rudolf Emil, Dept. of Medical Biology and Genetics, Charles Univ. in Prague, Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Kralove, Guncova Ivana, Dept. of Histology and Embryology, Latr Ivan, Neurosurgery Clinic, Faculty Hospital, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic) pp, 417-444

Corneal Epithelial stem cells, a biological and clinical approach
(Maria Notara, Julie T. Daniels, Cells for Sight Transplantation and Research Programme, Ocular Repair and Regeneration Biology Unit, Institute of Ophthalmology, UK) pp, 445-462

Immunological Responses of CD34+ Stem Cells to Bacterial Products
(Jung Mogg Kim, Dept. of Microbiology, Hanyang Univ. College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea) pp, 463-488

Endothelial Progenitor Cells: From Bench to Bedside
(Jeremy Ben-Shoshan & Jacob George, The Dept. of Cardiology and the Cardiovascular Research Center, Tel Aviv, Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel) pp, 489-508

Mesenchymal stem cells in vascular therapy
(Gael Y. Rochefort, Universite François Rabelais, France) pp, 509-592

Human embryonic stem cells: key characteristics and main applications in disease research
(Kathryn Cherise Davidson, The University of Melbourne, Australia, Monash University, Australian Stem Cell Centre, University of Washington, USA, Mirella Dottori, Alice Pébay, The University of Melbourne, Australia) pp, 593-624

Establishment of Individual-Specific ES Cells from Adult Somatic Cells by Nuclear Transfer
(Sayaka Wakayama and Teruhiko Wakayama) pp, 625-650

Ocular Limbal Stem Cell Biology and Transplantation
(Ali R. Djalilian, Nariman Nassiri and Chi-Chao Chan) pp, 651-664

Paracrine, Autocrine and Intracrine Patterning for Cardiovascular Repair with Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells: Role of New Chemistry for Regernerative Medicine
(Carlo Ventura, Silvia Cantoni, Francesca Bianchi and Claudia Cavallini) pp, 665-686

Yin and Yang of Adult Stem Cells: Cure-All for Therapy or Roots for Cancer?
(Christian Dani, Cedric Darini, Annie Ladoux, Institute of Signaling Biology Development and Cancer, Univ. de Nice Sophia-Antipolis, France) pp, 687-704

Volume 2

Stem Cell Transplantation in Leukemia The Kidney
(Terje Forslund, Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine Central Finland Health Care District Hospital, Jyväskylä – Finland) pp, 705-760

New Insights in the Development of Biological Chimeras: Genomic Instability and Epithelial Chimerism after Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
(Alexandros Spyridonidis, Yannnis Metaxas, Maria Themeli, Hartmut Bertz, Nicholas Zoumbos and Juergen Finke) pp, 761-784

The Evolving Role of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
(Koji Kato, Smitha Mellacheruvu, Shin Mineishi, Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program, Univ. of Michigan, Comprehensive Cancer Center, MI) pp, 785-822

Efficient in vivo gene transfer into rat bone marrow progenitor cells using SV40- derived viral vectors: migration and differentiation of transduced bone marrow resident cells to other organs
(Jean-Pirre Louboutin, Alene A. Chekmasova, Bianling liu, David S. Strayer, thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia) pp, 823-850

Stem Cells and Their Use in Regenerative Therapy of the Retina
(Abed Namavari, Islamic azad University) pp, 851-872

Vascular tissue engineering: Current approaches and strategies
(Shannon L. M. Dahl) pp, 873-898

Skeletal Muscle Tissue Engineering using Adipose Tissue derived Stem Cells
(MiJung Kim, Yu Suk Choi, University of Ulsan) pp, 899-914

Olfactory Neuroblastoma
(Zhichun Lu, Honggang Liu, Capital Medical University) pp, 915-936

Does Neural Phenotyphic Plasticity from Non-Neural Cells Really Exist?
(F. Wautier, E. Laudet, University of Liege,Belgium, S. Wislet-Gendebien,University of Liegh, Belgium, University of Toronto,Canada,B. Rogister, University of Liegh) pp, 937-964

Central Nervous System Lymphoma
(Andrew Lister,Lauren E. Abrey, John T. Sandlund) pp, 965-990

Background and Legal Issues Related to Stem Cell Research
(Jon O. Shimabukuro) pp, 991-996

Bone Marrow-Derived Stem Cells: Homing and Rescue of Injury in the Lung
(Donatella Piro, Silvia Lepore, Angela Bruna Maffione and Massimo Conese, Dept. of Biomedical Sciences, Univ. of Foggia, Foggia, Italy) pp, 997-1024

Role of Platelet Derived Factors for the Protection against Graft-Versus-Host Disease
(Tsuyoshi Iwasaki, Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Dept. of Internal Medicine, Hyogo College of Medicine, Mukogawa, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan) pp, 1025-1050

Stem Cell Plasticity
(Suraksha Agrawal, Piyush Tripathi and Sita Naik) pp, 1051-1094

Dental Management before Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Adult and Pediatric Patients with Hematological Disease
(Kenji Yamagata, Kojiro Onizawa, Hiroshi Yoshida, Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Univ. of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan) pp, 1095-1114

Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation and Quality of Life
(Ladislav Slovacek, Univ. of Defence, Faculty of Military Health Sciences, Dept. of Field Internal Medicine, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic, Charles Univ. Hospital and Medical Faculty, Dept. of Clinical Oncology and Radiotherapy, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic, Birgita Slovackova, Charles Univ. Hospital and Medical Faculty, Dept. of Psychiatry, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic) pp, 1115-1138

Risk Factors for Survival in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Allogeneic Cord Blood Transplantation
(Marta Gonzalez-Vicent, Julian Sevilla, Alvaro Lassaletta, Hospital Nino Jesus, Madrid, Spain) pp, 1139-1154

Multipoptent Mesenchymal Stromal Cells for Skin Wound Healing and Skeletal Muscle Repair
(Ying Zhu, Chunmeg Shi, Xinze Ran, Institute of Combined Injury, State Key Laboratory of Trauma, Burns and Combined Injury, College of Preventive Medicine, Third Military Medical Univ., Chongqing, China) pp, 1155-1166

Normal and Pathological Development of Pluripotent Stem Cells
(Olga F. Gordeeva, Institute of Developmental Biology of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia) pp, 1167-1200

Molecular Mechanism Involved in the Maintenance of Pluripotent Stem Cells
(Raymond Ching-Bong Wong, Peter J. Donovan, Alice Pebay, Department of Biological Chemistry, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, and others) pp, 1201-1226

Generation of Clinically Relevant “Induced Pluripotent Stem” (iPS) Cells
(Corey Heffernan, Huseyin Sumer, Paul J. Verma, Reprogramming and Stem Cell Laboratory, Monash Institute of Medical Research, Monash University, Clayton, VIC, Australia) pp, 1227-1252

Amniotic Fluid and Placental Stem Cells
(Emily C. Moorefield, Dawn M. Delo, Paolo De Coppi, Anthony Atala, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC) pp, 1253-1270

Exploring a Stem Cell Basis to Identify Novel Treatment for Human Malignancies
(Shyam A. Patel, Pranela Rameshwar, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, and others) pp, 1271-1284

Outstanding Questions Regarding Induced Pluripotent Stem (iPS) Cell Research
(Miguel A. Esteban, Jiekai Chen, Jiayin Yang, Feng Li, Wen Li, and Duanqing Pei, Chinese Academy of Sciences Key Laboratory of Regenerative Biology, South China Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health, Guangzhou, China) pp, 1285-1298

Lepidopteran Midgut Stem Cells in Culture: A New Tool for Cell Biology and Physiological Studies
(Gianluca Tettamanti and Morena Casartelli) pp, 1299-1308

Are Embryonic Stem Cells Really Needed for Regenerative Medicine?
(David T. Harris) pp, 1309-1314

Genetic Stability of Murine Pluipotent and Somatic Hybrid Cells may be affected by Conditions of Their Ciltivation
(Shramova Elena Ivanovna, Larionov Oleg Alekseevich, Khodarovich Yurii Mikhailovich and Zatsepina Olga Vladimirovna) pp, 1315-1332

Recent Advancements towards the Derivation of Immune-Compatible Patient-Specific Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Lines
(Micha Drukker, Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Stanford, CA) pp, 1333-1344

Pluripotent Cells in Embryogenesis and in Teratoma Formation
(O.F. Gordeeva) pp, 1345-1360

Legal Issues Related to Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research
(Edward C. Liu) pp, 1361-1368

Stem Cell Research: Ethical Issues
(Erin D. Williams and Judith A. Johnson) pp, 1369-1386

Stem Cell Research: Federal Research Funding and Oversight
(Judith A. Johnson and Erin D. Williams) pp, 1387-1410

Testimony to be presented to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Health
(Joseph R. Bertino) pp, 1411-1414

Testimony to House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health “Stem Cell Science: The Foundation for Future Curse”
(George Q. Daley) pp, 1415-1418

Testimony of John K. Fraiser pp, 1419-1424

Testimony on Stem Cell Science: The Foundation for Future Cures before the U.S. House of Representative Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce
(John Gearhart and C. Michael Armstron) pp, 1425-1430

Written Testimony of Weyman Johnson, Individual Living with Multiple Sclerosis, Chairman of the Board, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Health U.S. House of Representatives pp, 1431-1434

Testimony for “Stem Cell Science: The Foundation for Future Cures” before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce
(Anit N Patel) pp, 1435-1438

Adult Stem Cell Recipient for the Heart
(Douglas T. Rice) pp, 1439-1442

Testimony before the Subcommittee on Health Committee on Energy and Commerce United States House of Representatives Stem Cell Science: The Foundation of Future Cures. Statement of Elais A. Zerhouni
(Elias A. Zerhouni) pp, 1443-1448

Chapter Sources pp, 1449-1450

Index pp, 1451

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