Principles of Regenerative Biology
Bruce M. Carlson
Elsevier, Oct 10, 2011 - Science - 400 pages
With the explosion of knowledge from molecular biology and the burgeoning interest in generating or regenerating tissues or organs through various bioengineering or stem cell approaches, many scientists and students have shown a renewed interest in the phenomenon of regeneration. Because relatively few have had the luxury of being able to approach the phenomenon of regeneration from a broad biological perspective, Dr. Carlson has produced a book that outlines the fundamental principles of regeneration biology. Subject matters focus principally on regeneration in vertebrate systems, but also invertebrate regeneration. In order to manipulate regenerative processes, it is important to understand the underlying principles of regeneration. Principles of Regnerative Biology is the key introductory reference for all developmental biologists, geneticists, and tissue and stem cell researchers.
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Origins of Cells in Regenerating Systems
Role of the Substrate in Regeneration
Tissue Interactions in Regeneration
Role of the Nerve in Regeneration
Morphogenesis of Regenerating Structures
Reintegrative Processes in Regeneration
Regeneration and Aging
Influence of the Environment on Mammalian Regeneration
Stem Cells Plasticity and Regeneration
Tissue Engineering and Regeneration
Stimulation of Regeneration
What Have We Learned and Where Are We Going?
Regeneration and Embryonic Development
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