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Control and Regulation of Stem Cells

(Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology LXXIIl)

Book Series:  Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology
Subject Area(s):  Developmental BiologyCell BiologyBiotechnologyHuman Biology and DiseaseCancer Biology

Edited by Bruce Stillman, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; David Stewart, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; Terri Grodzicker, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

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© 2008 • 614 pp., illus., indexes

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Description

Based on presentations by world-renowned investigators at the 73rd annual Cold Spring Harbor Symposium on Quantitative Biology, this volume reviews the latest advances in research on the control and regulation of stem cells. The topics covered include nuclear reprogramming, regulation of stem cell self-renewal and differentiation, the stem cell niche, and signaling and gene regulation in stem cells. Studies of embryonic stem cells and adult stem cells are covered, along with research shedding light on the roles of these cells in regeneration and cancer.

Contents

GERM CELLS AND TOTIPOTENCY
R. Lehmann, M.A. Surani, T. Shinohara, S. Yoshida, and D. Solter
 
NICHES AND ASYMMETRY
T. Xie, A.C. Spradling, R. Nusse, S. Nishikawa, S.L. Reiner, and R. Rothstein
  
EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT AND MULTIPOTENT PROGENITORS
U. Grossniklaus, G.M. Keller, L.I. Zon, K.S. Zaret, J.C. Izpisúa Belmonte, and M.T. Fuller
  
REPROGRAMMING SOMATIC CELLS
R. Jaenisch, K. Hochedlinger, T.P. Zwaka, G.Q. Daley, and D.A. Melton
  
GENE EXPRESSION AND TRANSCRIPTIONAL NETWORKS
R.A. Young, S.H. Orkin, H.-H. Ng, I.R. Lemischka, R. Tjian, and S. Majumder
  
EPIGENETICS
B. Scheres, M.C.P. Timmermans, K. Helin, R.A. Martienssen, H. Lin, and G.J. Hannon
  
ADULT STEM CELLS
B.L.M. Hogan, K.R. Chien, M. Buckingham, A.J. Wagers, M.A. Rudnicki, E. Fuchs, and H. Clevers
  
NEURAL STEM CELLS AND BRAIN TUMORS
A. Alvarez-Buylla, N. Gaiano, L. Studer, M. Maletic-Savatic, R.D.G. McKay, J.N. Rich, L.F. Parada, and R.A. DePinho
  
STEM CELLS AND CANCER
I.L. Weissman, J.M. Adams, C.J. Sherr, J.E. Visvader, C.F. Kim, O.N. Witte, F.M. Watt, and S.W. Lowe
  
RENEWAL AND REGENERATION
A.H. Brand, M.M. Shen, S.J. Morrison, G. Sauvageau, A. Sánchez Alvarado, P.A. Newmark, and E.M. Tanaka
  
SUMMARY
B.L.M. Hogan
  
Author Index
Subject Index