Autophagy in Health and Disease: Potential Therapeutic Approaches (Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine)

This timely volume explores the impact of autophagy in various human diseases, emphasizing the cell biological aspects and focusing on therapeutic approaches to these diseases. 

The chapters cover autophagy and its potential applications on diseases ranging from obesity, osteoarthritis, pulmonary fibrosis, and inflammation, through ALS, Parkinson’s, retinal degeneration, breast cancer, alcoholic liver disease and more. The final chapters round out the book with a discussion of autophagy in drug discovery and ‘bench to bedside’. Chapters are contributed by leading authorities and describe the general concepts of autophagy in health and disease, marrying cell biology and pharmacology and covering: studies derived from preclinical experiments, manufacturing considerations,and regulatory requirements pertaining to drug discovery and manufacturing and production. This volume will be useful for basic scientists as well as already practicing clinicians and advanced graduate students.

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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Mega Biology Set, Professional Grade Specimens, 25 Prepared Microscope Slides and Cedar Wood Organization Box

Explore and experience genuine biology specimens with National Geographic!

This STEM kit provides 25 prepared microscope slides, including:

  • Muscles and Nerves
  • Skin and Tissue
  • Plant Parts
  • Mold and Algae
  • Nutrient Processing Systems

Each deluxe optical glass slide is organized and labeled in a durable wooden storage box as you follow along the detailed information guide which outlines each genuine biology specimen!

These prepared slides provide a fun learning activity that will spark interest in biology and science. National Geographic Toys is proud to provide a 100% satisfaction guarantee with all our products so that you can buy with confidence.

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Product Features

  • 25 AWESOME MICROSCOPE SLIDES prepared professionally for maximum quality.
  • INCLUDES MUSCLE CELLS, ALGAE, ARTERIES, PLANT STOMA and more interesting samples.
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Dental Stem Cells (Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine)

This book explores Dental Stem Cell (DSC) biology, from a review of basic concepts for cell culture, to isolation, self-renewal, multipotency and differentiation, regulation by molecular medicine, and prospective research areas for regenerative medicine. The first seven chapters delve into basic DSC properties, vital signaling pathways involved in differentiation, pluripotency, iPS cell development from DSCs, and genetic engineering approaches of DSCs in accordance with the current literature. A comprehensive review of possible clinical applications and in vitro/in vivo studies follows, illustrating the future of DSC research for in the tissue engineering field. The text also discusses the political, ethical, social, and legal ramifications of the use of dental stem cells.
Expertly authored and drawing from a multitude of international perspectives, Dental Stem Cells is an invaluable addition to Springer’s Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine series. It is essential reading for advanced graduate students, basic researchers, and clinical investigators in the fields of stem cell therapy, biological sciences of dentistry, and regenerative medicine.

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