Stem Cells in Neuroendocrinology

by Donald Pfaff, Yves Christen

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Book Description

This volume starts with an elementary introduction covering stem cell methodologies used to produce specific types of neurons, possibilities for their therapeutic use, and warnings of technical problems. In addition the authors report successes in achieving the derivation of a specific type of neuron. The dopamine neuron offers an important example and is discussed in more detail. Additional chapters cover problems obviously approachable with cells derived from stem cells, including their need in surgeries for pituitary cancers. The last chapter provides an overview of this particular field of research and presents a vision for its future directions.

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Book Details

Subject
Medical
Publisher
Springer
Published
2016
Pages
163
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783319416021
ISBN10
3319416022
ISBN13 Digital
9783319416038
ISBN10 Digital
3319416030
PDF Size
2.8 MB
License
CC BY

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