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Title Embryonic stem cells / edited by Irina Klimanskaya, Robert Lanza
Published Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Academic Press, [2006]
©2006
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Description 1 online resource (xl, 390 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Series Methods in enzymology, 0076-6879 ; v. 418
Methods in enzymology ; v. 418. 0076-6879
Contents Derivation and maintenance of embryonic stem cells: Murine embryonic stem cells / A. Nagy ... [et al.] -- Bovine embryonic stem cells / M. Roach ... [et al.] -- Avian embryonic stem cells / M. van de Lavoir ... [et al.] -- Zebrafish embryonic stem cells / L. Fan ... [et al.] -- Human embryonic stem cells / H. Akutsu ... [et al.] -- Embryonic stem cells from morula / N. Strelchenko ... [et al.] -- Embryonic stem cells from single blastomeres / S. Becker ... [et al.] -- Embryonic stem cells from parthenotes / J.B. Cibelli ... [et al.] -- Embryonic stem cells using nuclear transfer / Y. Chung ... [et al.] -- Differentiation of embryonic stem cells: Neural stem cells, neurons, and glia / S.M. Pollard ... [et al.] -- Retinal pigment epithelium / I. Klimanskaya ... [et al.] -- Mesenchymal cells / T. Barberi ... [et al.] -- Hematopoietic cells / M.A.S. Moore ... [et al.] -- Hematopoietic cells from primate embryonic stem cells / F. Li ... [et al.] -- Vascular cells / I. GoldbergCohen ... [et al.] -- Cardiomyocytes / X. Yang ... [et al.] -- Oocytes / K. Hubner ... [et al.] -- Male germ cells / N. Geijsen ... [et al.] -- Insulin-producing cells / I.S. Schroeder ... [et al.] -- Pulmonary epithelium / A.E. Bishop ... [et al.]
Summary This is the first of three planned volumes in the Methods in Enzymology series on the topic of stem cells. This volume is a unique anthology of stem cell techniques written by experts from the top laboratories in the world. The contributors not only have hands-on experience in the field but often have developed the original approaches that they share with great attention to detail. The chapters provide a brief review of each field followed by a "cookbook" and handy illustrations. The collection of protocols includes the isolation and maintenance of stem cells from various species using "conventional" and novel methods, such as derivation of ES cells from single blastomeres, differentiation of stem cells into specific tissue types, isolation and maintenance of somatic stem cells, stem cell-specific techniques and approaches to tissue engineering using stem cell derivatives. The reader will find that some of the topics are covered by more than one group of authors and complement each other. Comprehensive step-by-step protocols and informative illustrations can be easily followed by even the least experienced researchers in the field, and allow the setup and troubleshooting of these state-of-the-art technologies in other laboratories. * Provides complete coverage spanning from derivation/isolation of stem cells, and including differentiation protocols, characterization and maintenance of derivatives and tissue engineering * Presents the latest most innovative technologies * Addresses therapeutic relevance including FDA compliance and tissue engineering
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Cell differentiation.
Embryonic stem cells.
Embryonic Stem Cells.
Cell Culture Techniques -- methods.
Cell Differentiation.
Genre/Form Laboratory Manual.
Laboratory manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Klimanskaya, Irina.
Lanza, R. P. (Robert Paul), 1956-
ISBN 0080471129 (electronic bk.)
012373648X (electronic bk.)
9780080471129 (electronic bk.)
9780123736482 (electronic bk.)