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Recent Advances in iPSC Disease Modeling Volume 1

Recent Advances in iPSC Disease Modeling  Volume 1 Book
Author : ALEXANDER BIRBRAIR
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2020-07-16
ISBN : 0128232692
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Recent Advances in iPSC Disease Modeling, Volume 1 addresses how induced pluripotent stem cells can be used to model various diseases. Somatic cells are reprogrammed into induced pluripotent stem cells by the expression of specific transcription factors. These cells are transforming biomedical research in the last 15 years. This volume teaches readers about current advances in the field. This book describes the use of induced pluripotent stem cells to model several diseases in vitro, enabling us to study the cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in different pathologies. Further insights into these mechanisms will have important implications for our understanding of disease appearance, development, and progression. In recent years, remarkable progress has been made in the obtention of induced pluripotent stem cells and their differentiation into several cell types, tissues, and organs using state-of-art techniques. These advantages facilitated identification of key targets and definition of the molecular basis of several disorders. The volume is written for researchers and scientists in stem cell therapy, cell biology, regenerative medicine and organ transplantation; and is contributed by world-renowned authors in the field. Provides overview of the fast-moving field of induced pluripotent stem cell technology, regenerative medicine, and therapeutics Covers the following diseases: severe congenital neutropenia, sickle cell and Diamond-Blackfan anemias, muscular dystrophies, Bernard-Soulier syndrome, familial hypercholesterolemia type II A, Werner syndrome, lysosomal storage diseases, and more Contains description of cutting-edge research on the development of disease-specific human pluripotent stem cells. These cells allow us to study cellular and molecular processes involved in several human diseases

Methods in iPSC Technology

Methods in iPSC Technology Book
Author : Alexander Birbrair
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2021-06-15
ISBN : 9780128238820
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The series Advances in Stem Cell Biology is a timely and expansive collection of comprehensive information and new discoveries in the field of stem cell biology. iPSCs as Cell Therapy for Disease Treatment, Volume 8 addresses how important induced pluripotent stems cells are and how can they can help treat certain diseases. Somatic cells can be reprogrammed into induced pluripotent stem cells by the expression of specific transcription factors. These cells have been transforming biomedical research over the last 15 years. This volume will address the advances in research of how induced pluripotent stem cells are being used for treatment of different disorders, such as liver disease, type-1 diabetes, Parkinson's disease, macular degeneration of the retina and much more. The volume is written for researchers and scientists in stem cell therapy, cell biology, regenerative medicine and organ transplantation; and is contributed by world-renowned authors in the field. Provides overview of the fast-moving field of stem cell biology and function, regenerative medicine and therapeutics Covers spinal cord injuries, type-1 diabetes, liver disease, Parkinson's disease, graft vs. host disease, and much more Contributed by world-renown experts in the field

Recent Advances in iPSCs for Therapy Volume 3

Recent Advances in iPSCs for Therapy  Volume 3 Book
Author : Alexander Birbrair
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2021-02-15
ISBN : 0128222298
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The series Advances in Stem Cell Biology is a timely and expansive collection of comprehensive information and new discoveries in the field of stem cell biology. Recent Advances in iPSCs for Therapy, Volume 3 addresses the use of induced pluripotent stem cells for therapy of several disorders. The volume teaches the reader about the biology of induced pluripotent stem cells and their possible use as cell therapy. Remarkable progress has been made in the obtention of induced pluripotent stem cells and their differentiation into several cell types, tissues and organs using state-of-art techniques. This volume will cover what we know so far about the use of iPSCs for therapy of multiple diseases, such as: hair loss disorders, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, ischemic stroke, Alzheimer's disease, Glaucoma, Optic Neuropathy, Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Type 1 Diabetes, Heart Failure, liver diseases, infertility, Autoimmune Diseases, and more. The volume is written for researchers and scientists interested in cell therapy, stem cell biology, regenerative medicine, and organ transplantation and is contributed by world-renowned authors in the field. . Provides overview of the fast-moving field of stem cell biology and function, regenerative medicine, and therapeutics . Covers the possible use of iPSCs for hair loss disorders, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, ischemic stroke, Alzheimer's disease, Glaucoma, Optic Neuropathy, Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Type 1 Diabetes, Heart Failure, liver diseases, infertility, Autoimmune Diseases, and more . Contributions from stem cell leaders around the world

Recent Advances in iPSC Derived Cell Types Volume 4

Recent Advances in iPSC Derived Cell Types  Volume 4 Book
Author : Alexander Birbrair
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2021-02-21
ISBN : 0128224541
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The series Advances in Stem Cell Biology is a timely and expansive collection of comprehensive information and new discoveries in the field of stem cell biology. Recent Advances in iPSC-derived Cell Types, Volume 4 addresses how different cell types can be derived from induced pluripotent stem cells. Somatic cells can be reprogrammed into Induced pluripotent stem cells by the expression of specific transcription factors. These cells are transforming biomedical research in the last 15 years. The volume teaches readers about current advances in the field. This book describes the use of induced pluripotent stem cells to form different cell types which can be used in cell therapy as well as to model several diseases in vitro, enabling us to study the cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in different pathologies. In recent years, remarkable progress has been made in the obtention of induced pluripotent stem cells and their differentiation into several cellular populations, tissues and organs using state-of-art techniques. This volume will cover what we know so far about the use of iPSCs to derive different cell types, such as: erythroid cells, mucosal-associated invariant T cells, megakaryocytes, cerebral cortical neurons, inner ear cell types, airway epithelial cells, male germ cells, trophoblasts, cardiomyocytes, βpancreatic cells, and more. The volume is written for researchers and scientists interested in stem cell therapy, cell biology, regenerative medicine, and organ transplantation; and is contributed by world-renowned authors in the field. Provides overview of the fast-moving field of induced pluripotent stem cell technology, regenerative medicine and therapeutics. Covers the following cell types derived from iPSCs: erythroid cells, mucosal-associated invariant T cells, megakaryocytes, cerebral cortical neurons, inner ear cell types, airway epithelial cells, male germ cells, trophoblasts, cardiomyocytes, βpancreatic cells, and more. Contributions from stem cell leaders around the world

Recent Advances in iPSC Technology Volume 5

Recent Advances in iPSC Technology  Volume 5 Book
Author : Alexander Birbrair
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2021-03-31
ISBN : 012822326X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The series Advances in Stem Cell Biology is a timely and expansive collection of comprehensive information and new discoveries in the field of stem cell biology. Recent Advances in iPSC Technology, Volume 5 addresses the progress in induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) technologies. Somatic cells can be reprogrammed into iPSCs by the expression of specific transcription factors. These cells are transforming biomedical research in the last 15 years. The volume teaches readers about current advances in the field. This book describes different technologies and strategies to use iPSCs for biological and clinical benefit. In recent years, remarkable progress has been made in the obtention of iPSCs and their differentiation into several cell types, tissues, and organs using state-of-the-art techniques. These advantages facilitated identification of key targets and definition of the molecular basis of several disorders. This volume will cover hot topics in the iPSC field, such as iPSCs for modeling the cardiovascular toxicities of anticancer therapies, iPSC differentiation through the lens of the noncoding genome, modeling of blood–brain barrier with iPSCs, mathematical modeling of iPSCs, iPSCs to study human brain evolution, selfrenewal in iPSCs, differences and similarities between iPSCs and embryonic stem cells, and more. The volume is written for researchers and scientists interested in stem cell therapy, cell biology, regenerative medicine, and organ transplantation and is contributed by world-renowned authors in the field. Provides overview of the fast-moving field of induced pluripotent stem cell technology, regenerative medicine, and therapeutics. Covers the following topics: iPSCs for modeling the cardiovascular toxicities of anticancer therapies, iPSC differentiation through the lens of the non-coding genome, modeling of blood-brain barrier with iPSCs, mathematical modelling of iPSCs, iPSCs to study human brain evolution, self-renewal in iPSCs, differences and similarities between iPSCs and embryonic stem cells, and more. Contributed by world-renown experts in the field

Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells Volume 10

Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells  Volume 10 Book
Author : M.A. Hayat
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2013-03-20
ISBN : 9400762623
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Presenting contributions by 66 experts representing 13 countries, Volume 10 of the series Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells synthesizes current understanding of the causes, diagnosis, and therapy of major human diseases and debilitating tissue and organ injuries, using cell-based treatment. This volume presents contemporary research into generation, preservation, and uses of stem cells in fighting disease and tissue/organ injuries. The contents of the volume are organized into five sections. Mesenchymal Stem Cells section includes chapters on the use of stem cells in bone regeneration, studies and trials of stem cells in autoimmune diseases, and differences between adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cells and bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells as regulators of immune response. Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells section offers chapters on drug discovery using human IPSC-based disease models, and on generation of antigen-specific lymphocytes from IPSCs. Neural Cells and Neural Stem Cells section discusses use of bacterial artificial chromosomes in the genetic identification of stem cell-derived neural cell types, and use of moderate low temperature to preserve the stemness of neural stem cells. The section, Role of Stem Cells in Disease, discusses stem cell support in high-dose chemotherapy of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphomas; potential targets for drug resistant leukemic stem cells, bone marrow stem cell therapies for diabetes mellitus. This section also discusses the use of stem cells in treating thyroid, breast and bone cancers, hempophilia and Parkinson’s Disease. The section, Stem Cell Transplantation, includes chapters on reducing fungal infection in allogenic stem cell transplantation patients, use of Bulsufan/Fludarabine for conditioning in haematopoietic stem cell transplantation, and interleukin-7 receptor alpha polymorphisms in allogeneic stem cell transplantation. The editor, M.A. Hayat, is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Biological, Sciences at Kean University, Union, New Jersey, USA.

Single Cell Omics

Single Cell Omics Book
Author : Debmalya Barh,Vasco Azevedo
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2019-07-30
ISBN : 0128175338
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Single-cell Omics, Volume 2: Advances in Applications provides the latest single-cell omics applications in the field of biomedicine. The advent of omics technologies have enabled us to identify the differences between cell types and subpopulations at the level of the genome, proteome, transcriptome, epigenome, and in several other fields of omics. The book is divided into two sections: the first is dedicated to biomedical applications, such as cell diagnostics, non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT), circulating tumor cells, breast cancer, gliomas, nervous systems and autoimmune disorders, and more. The second focuses on cell omics in plants, discussing micro algal and single cell omics, and more. This book is a valuable source for bioinformaticians, molecular diagnostic researchers, clinicians and several members of biomedical field interested in understanding more about single-cell omics and its potential for research and diagnosis. Covers the diverse single cell omics applications in the biomedical field Summarizes the latest progress in single cell omics and discusses potential future developments for research and diagnosis Written by experts across the world, it brings different points-of-view and study cases to fully give a comprehensive overview of the topic

Recent Advances in Parkinson s Disease

Recent Advances in Parkinson s Disease Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2020-04-02
ISBN : 0444642617
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Recent Advances in Parkinson ́s Disease Research, Volume 252, represents a follow-up on two previous volumes presented in the Progress in Brain Research series, Volumes 193 and 193, both published in 2010. It contains a collection of overview articles written by leading researchers in Parkinson's, discussing the most important advances made in basic, translational and clinical research. Topics of note in this new release include What can we learn from iPS cell models of PD, What can we learn from animal models of PD?, Molecular basis of selective neuronal vulnerability in PD, Role of innate and adaptive immunity in Parkinson ́s disease, and much more. Covers all key aspects of current research on Parkinson ́s disease Includes topics that range from basic studies on disease models and pathogenic pathways (e.g., protein misfolding, immune and glial mechanisms) to clinical studies on disease features, microbiome, pathophysiology and therapeutic approaches Presents articles authored by world leaders in their respective fields

Cell Biology and Translational Medicine Volume 1

Cell Biology and Translational Medicine  Volume 1 Book
Author : Kursad Turksen
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-08-21
ISBN : 3319938673
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Much research has focused on the basic cellular and molecular biological aspects of stem cells. Much of this research has been fueled by their potential for use in regenerative medicine applications, which has in turn spurred growing numbers of translational and clinical studies. However, more work is needed if the potential is to be realized for improvement of the lives and well-being of patients with numerous diseases and conditions. With a goal to accelerate advances by timely information exchange, this new book series 'Cell Biology and Translational Medicine (CBTMED)' as part of SpringerNature’s longstanding and very successful Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series is launched. Emerging areas of regenerative medicine and translational aspects of stem cells will be covered in each volume. Outstanding researchers are recruited to highlight developments and remaining challenges in both the basic research and clinical arenas. This current book is the first volume of a continuing series.

Recent Advances on Myocardium Physiology

Recent Advances on Myocardium Physiology Book
Author : Norio Fukuda,Henk Granzier,Shin’Ichi Ishiwata,Sachio Morimoto
Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
Release : 2021-07-27
ISBN : 2889710866
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Recent Advances on Myocardium Physiology book written by Norio Fukuda,Henk Granzier,Shin’Ichi Ishiwata,Sachio Morimoto, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Comprehensive Medicinal Chemistry III

Comprehensive Medicinal Chemistry III Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2017-06-03
ISBN : 0128032014
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Comprehensive Medicinal Chemistry III provides a contemporary and forward-looking critical analysis and summary of recent developments, emerging trends, and recently identified new areas where medicinal chemistry is having an impact. The discipline of medicinal chemistry continues to evolve as it adapts to new opportunities and strives to solve new challenges. These include drug targeting, biomolecular therapeutics, development of chemical biology tools, data collection and analysis, in silico models as predictors for biological properties, identification and validation of new targets, approaches to quantify target engagement, new methods for synthesis of drug candidates such as green chemistry, development of novel scaffolds for drug discovery, and the role of regulatory agencies in drug discovery. Reviews the strategies, technologies, principles, and applications of modern medicinal chemistry Provides a global and current perspective of today's drug discovery process and discusses the major therapeutic classes and targets Includes a unique collection of case studies and personal assays reviewing the discovery and development of key drugs

iPSCs for Modeling Central Nervous System Disorders Volume 6

iPSCs for Modeling Central Nervous System Disorders  Volume 6 Book
Author : Alexander Birbrair
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2021-05-12
ISBN : 032385642X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The series Advances in Stem Cell Biology is a timely and expansive collection of comprehensive information and new discoveries in the field of stem cell biology. iPSCs for Modeling Central Nervous System Disorders, Volume 6 addresses how induced pluripotent stem cells can be used to model various CNS disorders. Somatic cells can be reprogrammed into Induced pluripotent stem cells by the expression of specific transcription factors. These cells are transforming biomedical research in the last 15 years. The volume teaches readers about current advances in the field. This book describes the use of induced pluripotent stem cells to model several CNS diseases in vitro, enabling us to study the cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in different CNS pathologies. Further insights into these mechanisms will have important implications for our understanding of CNS disease appearance, development, and progression. In recent years, remarkable progress has been made in the obtention of induced pluripotent stem cells and their differentiation into several cell types, tissues and organs using state-of-art techniques. These advantages facilitated identification of key targets and definition of the molecular basis of several CNS disorders. This volume will cover what we know so far about the use of iPSCs to model different CNS disorders, such as: Alzheimer’s disease, Autism, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Schizophrenia, Fragile X Syndrome, Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Rett Syndrome, Angelman syndrome, Parkinson`s Disease, Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy, Anorexia Nervosa, and more. The volume is written for researchers and scientists interested in stem cell therapy, cell biology, regenerative medicine, and neuroscience; and is contributed by world-renowned authors in the field. Provides overview of the fast-moving field of induced pluripotent stem cell technology and its application in neurobiology. Covers the following CNS diseases: Alzheimer’s disease, Autism, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Schizophrenia, Fragile X Syndrome, Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Rett Syndrome, Angelman syndrome, Parkinson`s Disease, Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy, Anorexia Nervosa, and more. Contains description of cutting-edge research on the development of disease-specific human pluripotent stem cells. These cells allow us to study cellular and molecular processes involved in several CNS human diseases.

Recent Advances in iPSCs for Therapy Volume 3

Recent Advances in iPSCs for Therapy  Volume 3 Book
Author : Alexander Birbrair
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2021-01-30
ISBN : 032385186X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The series Advances in Stem Cell Biology is a timely and expansive collection of comprehensive information and new discoveries in the field of stem cell biology. Recent Advances in iPSCs for Therapy, Volume 3 addresses the use of induced pluripotent stem cells for therapy of several disorders. The volume teaches the reader about the biology of induced pluripotent stem cells and their possible use as cell therapy. Remarkable progress has been made in the obtention of induced pluripotent stem cells and their differentiation into several cell types, tissues and organs using state-of-art techniques. This volume will cover what we know so far about the use of iPSCs for therapy of multiple diseases, such as: hair loss disorders, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, ischemic stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, Glaucoma, Optic Neuropathy, Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Type 1 Diabetes, Heart Failure, liver diseases, infertility, Autoimmune Diseases, and more. The volume is written for researchers and scientists interested in cell therapy, stem cell biology, regenerative medicine, and organ transplantation and is contributed by world-renowned authors in the field. • Provides overview of the fast-moving field of stem cell biology and function, regenerative medicine, and therapeutics • Covers the possible use of iPSCs for hair loss disorders, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, ischemic stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, Glaucoma, Optic Neuropathy, Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Type 1 Diabetes, Heart Failure, liver diseases, infertility, Autoimmune Diseases, and more • Contributions from stem cell leaders around the world

Physico Chemical Control of Cell Function

Physico Chemical Control of Cell Function Book
Author : Cesare Gargioli,Giancarlo Forte,Alberto Rainer
Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
Release : 2019-10-17
ISBN : 2889459985
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Extracellular Matrix (ECM) has been considered for a long time merely a scaffold sustaining cell and tissue function. Despite this simplistic view shared by many, nowadays ECM and their mechanic-physical and chemical characteristic acquired a progressive larger role actively regulating cell life: survival, proliferation, gene expression and differentiation. The interplay between cells and the ECM is continuously controlled at the cell level in a dynamic way. While cells synthesize the raw components of the ECM, this in turn impacts on cell function by providing chemical, topographical and mechanical hints. Such stimuli have been proven to control several aspects of cell function, including survival, proliferation, differentiation and migration. The molecular pathways activated by cells in response to the physical cues arising from the ECM are being disclosed and thus the possibility to control cell function through materials design is becoming more realistic. Current in vitro protocols, relying in 2D cell culture system, entail reductionist approaches to the complexity of cell-ECM interaction and result in cells rapidly losing their distinctive functions in culture. Understanding and replicating the 3D microenvironmental cues affecting cell function appears as a mandatory requirement for the development of next-generation biomaterials, as well as for the establishment of more physiologically relevant and predictive in vitro models of diseases. Such an effort will require a multidisciplinary approach at the convergence of biophysics, biology, nanotechnology, and bioengineering.

Advances in Vision Research Volume III

Advances in Vision Research  Volume III Book
Author : Gyan Prakash,Takeshi Iwata
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021-03-22
ISBN : 9811591849
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This third volume, with three supporting editors, broadens its focus on genetic eye research from the Asian to the global scale. New efforts and a new awareness have sparked important discussions on genetic eye research, and new plans are being implemented to identify the genes responsible for numerous eye diseases. The book introduces the latest findings on genetics in eye diseases, gene therapy, and genome-wide association analysis, and the efforts of the Global Eye Genetic Consortium (GEGC). The book’s editors have been instrumental in developing strategies for discovering the new genes involved in many eye diseases. All chapters were written by leading researchers working on eye genetics from the fields of Human Genetics, Ophthalmology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Sensory Sciences, and Clinical Research. Advances in Vision Research, Volume III is a major resource for all researchers, clinicians, clinical researchers, and allied eye health professionals with an interest in eye diseases around the globe.

Cell Biology and Translational Medicine Volume 7

Cell Biology and Translational Medicine  Volume 7 Book
Author : Kursad Turksen
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2020-02-03
ISBN : 3030378454
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Much research has focused on the basic cellular and molecular biological aspects of stem cells. Much of this research has been fueled by their potential for use in regenerative medicine applications, which has in turn spurred growing numbers of translational and clinical studies. However, more work is needed if the potential is to be realized for improvement of the lives and well-being of patients with numerous diseases and conditions. This book series 'Cell Biology and Translational Medicine (CBTMED)' as part of SpringerNature’s longstanding and very successful Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series, has the goal to accelerate advances by timely information exchange. Emerging areas of regenerative medicine and translational aspects of stem cells are covered in each volume. Outstanding researchers are recruited to highlight developments and remaining challenges in both the basic research and clinical arenas. This current book is the seventh volume of a continuing series. Chapter “Application of iPSC to Modelling of Respiratory Diseases” is available open access under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License via link.springer.com.

Recent Advances in Understanding the Basic Mechanisms of Atrial Fibrillation Using Novel Computational Approaches

Recent Advances in Understanding the Basic Mechanisms of Atrial Fibrillation Using Novel Computational Approaches Book
Author : Jichao Zhao,Oleg Aslanidi,Pawel Kuklik,Geoffrey Lee,Gary Tse,Steven Alexander Niederer,Edward Joseph Vigmond
Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
Release : 2019-11-25
ISBN : 2889631842
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Recent Advances in Understanding the Basic Mechanisms of Atrial Fibrillation Using Novel Computational Approaches book written by Jichao Zhao,Oleg Aslanidi,Pawel Kuklik,Geoffrey Lee,Gary Tse,Steven Alexander Niederer,Edward Joseph Vigmond, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Principles of Tissue Engineering

Principles of Tissue Engineering Book
Author : Robert Lanza,Anthony Atala,Joseph P. Vacanti
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2020-03
ISBN : 9780128184226
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Presents the latest advances in the biology and design of tissues and organs, while simultaneously connecting the basic sciences with the potential application of tissue engineering to diseases affecting specific organ systems.

Swaiman s Pediatric Neurology E Book

Swaiman s Pediatric Neurology E Book Book
Author : Kenneth F. Swaiman,Stephen Ashwal,Donna M Ferriero,Nina F Schor,Richard S Finkel,Andrea L Gropman,Phillip L Pearl,Michael Shevell
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2017-09-21
ISBN : 0323374816
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Since 1975, Dr. Kenneth Swaiman’s classic text has been the reference of choice for authoritative guidance in pediatric neurology, and the 6th Edition continues this tradition of excellence with thorough revisions that bring you fully up to date with all that’s new in the field. Five new sections, 62 new chapters, 4 new editors, and a reconfigured format make this a comprehensive and clearly-written resource for the experienced clinician as well as the physician-in-training. Nearly 3,000 line drawings, photographs, tables, and boxes highlight the text, clarify key concepts, and make it easy to find information quickly. New content includes 12 new epilepsy chapters, 5 new cerebrovascular chapters, and 13 new neurooncology chapters, as well as new chapters on neuroimmunology and neuromuscular disorders, as well as chapters focused on clinical care (e.g., Counseling Families, Practice Guidelines, Transitional Care, Personalized Medicine, Special Educational Law, Outcome Measurements, Neurorehabilitation, Impact of Computer Resources, and Training Issues). Additional new chapters cover topics related to the developmental connectome, stem cell transplantation, and cellular and animal models of neurological disease. Greatly expanded sections to increase your knowledge of perinatal acquired and congenital disorders, neurodevelopmental disabilities, pediatric epilepsy, and nonepileptiform paroxysmal disorders and disorders of sleep. Coverage of new, emerging, or controversial topics includes developmental encephalopathies, non-verbal learning disorders, and the pharmacological and future genetic treatment of neurodevelopmental disabilities.

Neural and Synaptic Defects in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Neural and Synaptic Defects in Autism Spectrum Disorders Book
Author : Hansen Wang,Laurie C. Doering
Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
Release : 2015-07-07
ISBN : 2889196283
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are a group of genetically and clinically heterogeneous neurodevelopmental disorders characterized by impaired reciprocal social interactions and communication, and restricted and repetitive patterns of behaviors and interests. Studies in genetics, neurobiology and systems biology are providing insights into the pathogenesis of ASDs. Investigation of neural and synaptic defects in ASDs not only sheds light on the molecular and cellular mechanisms that govern the function of the central nervous system, but may lead to the discovery of potential therapeutic targets for autism and other cognitive disorders. Our Research Topic which constitutes this e-book documents the recent development and ideas in the study of pathogenesis and treatment of ASDs, with an emphasis on syndromic disorders such as fragile X and Rett syndromes. In addition, model systems and methodological approaches with translational relevance to autism are covered herein. We hope that the Research Topic will enhance the global knowledge base in the autism research community and foster new research directions in autism related biology.