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Title Placenta, the tree of life / edited by Ornella Parolini
Published Roca Raton, FL : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 283 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Gene and cell therapy series
Gene and cell therapy series.
Contents Chapter 1. Structure and development of the human placenta / Joanna L. James and Lawrence W. Chamley -- chapter 2. The role of Mesenchymal stem cells in the functions and pathologies of the human placenta / Gina Diamanta Kusuma, Padma Murthi, and Bill Kalionis -- chapter 3. The roles of the human placenta in fetal-maternal tolerance / Jelmer R. Prins and Sicco A. Scherjon -- chapter 4. The human placenta in wound healing : historical and current approaches / Carmen García Insausti, José María Moraleda, Gregorio Castellanos, and Francisco José Nicolás -- chapter 5. Cell populations isolated from Amnion, Chorion, and Wharton's jelly of human placenta / Francesco Alviano, Roberta Costa, and Laura Bonsi -- chapter 6. The immunomodulatory features of Mesenchymal stromal cells derived from Wharton's jelly, amniotic membrane, and chorionic villi : in vitro and in vivo data / Marta Magatti, Mohamed H. Abumaree, Antonietta R. Silini, Rita Anzalone, Salvatore Saieva, Eleonora Russo, Maria Elena Trapani, Giampiero La Rocca, and Ornella Parolini -- chapter 7. Use of placenta-derived cells in neurological disorders / Christopher Lawton, Maya Elias, Diego Lozano, Hung Nguyen, Stephanny Reyes, Jaclyn Hoover, and Cesario V. Borlongan -- chapter 8. Use of amnion epithelial cells in metabolic liver disorders / Roberto Gramignoli, Fabio Marongiu, and Stephen C. Strom -- chapter 9. The use of placenta-derived cells in autoimmune disorders / Antonietta R. Silini, Ornella Parolini, and Mario Delgado -- chapter 10. The use of placenta-derived cells in inflammatory and fibrotic disorders / Euan M. Wallace, Anna Cargnoni, Rebecca Lim, Alex Hodge, and William Sievert -- chapter 11. From bench to bedside : strategy, regulations, and good manufacturing practice procedures / Christian Gabriel -- chapter 12. Applications of placenta-derived cells in veterinary medicine / Barbara Barboni, Valentina Russo, Paolo Berardinelli, Aurelio Muttini, and Mauro Mattioli
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed February 19, 2016)
Subject Placental extracts -- Therapeutic use
Placenta -- Physiology
Placenta -- cytology
Placental Extracts -- therapeutic use
Stem Cell Transplantation -- methods
Cell- and Tissue-Based Therapy -- methods
MEDICAL -- Pharmacology.
Placenta -- Physiology
Form Electronic book
Author Parolini, Ornella, editor
ISBN 9781498700276