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  • Evolution 2.0by Martin Brinkworth; Friedel Weinert

    Springer 2011; US$ 89.95

    These essays by leading philosophers and scientists focus on recent ideas at the forefront of modern Darwinism, showcasing and exploring the challenges they raise as well as open problems. This interdisciplinary volume is unique in that it addresses the key notions of evolutionary theory in approaches to the mind, in the philosophy of biology, in the... more...

  • The Theory of Evolution and Its Impactby Aldo Fasolo

    Springer 2011; US$ 189.00

    Year 2009 was the triumph of Darwin as a global superstar, spinning from the pop icon to the actual understanding to what make him a great innovator, able to give a turn to whole modern culture. Does all this activity mean evolution has lost its ability to excite fear and opposition? After such a deluge of books, conferences, reviews, gadgets, what... more...

  • Modeling Fragile X Syndromeby Robert B. Denman

    Springer 2011; US$ 239.00

    This title contains: Introduction; Probing Astrocyte Function in Fragile X Syndrome; Neural Stem Cells; Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein (FMRP) and the Spinal Sensory System; The Role of the Postsynaptic Density in the Pathology of the Fragile X Syndrome; Behavior in a Drosophila model of Fragile X; Molecular and Genetic Analysis of the Drosophila... more...

  • Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells, Volume 1by M.A. Hayat

    Springer 2011; US$ 219.00

    This volume provides an overview of stem cells and cancer stem cells. Topics include the application of human pluripotent stem cells, mesenchymal stem cells, hematopoietic stem cells in cancer therapy, tissue/organ regeneration, and more. more...

  • Ecological Economicsby Stanislav E. Shmelev

    Springer 2011; US$ 79.95

    In a concise and crisp manner, this book presents the state of the art in ecological economics, an interdisciplinary field focused on the analysis of sustainability of global, national and regional economic systems. An elegant guide, the book offers a range of cutting edge methods used in sustainability research including multicriteria decision aid... more...

  • Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells, Volume 2by M.A. Hayat

    Springer 2011; US$ 239.00

    As in volume 1 of this series, this volume presents information on stem cells and cancer stem cells; Therapeutic Applications in disease and tissue/organ injury. Methodologies of regenerative medicine and tissue engineering are major components of this volume. Specific stem cells discussed are: human embryonic stem cells, hematopoietic stem cells,... more...

  • Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells,Volume 3by M.A. Hayat

    Springer 2011; US$ 239.00

    It is pointed out that cancer stem cell is a cell type within a tumor that possesses the capacity of cell-renewal and can give rise to the heterogeneous lineages of cancer cells that comprise the tumor. It is emphasized that a cancer stem cell is a tumor initiating cell. That conventional chemotherapy kills most cells in a tumor, but cancer stem cells... more...

  • Stem Cells and Human Diseasesby Rakesh Srivastava; Sharmila Shankar

    Springer 2012; US$ 279.00

    The main objective of this book is to provide a comprehensive review on stem cells and their role in tissue regeneration, homeostasis and therapy. In addition, the role of cancer stem cells in cancer initiation, progression and drug resistance are discussed. The cell signaling pathways and microRNA regulating stem cell self-renewal, tissue homeostasis... more...

  • Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells in Brain Diseasesby Vivi M. Heine; Stephanie Dooves; Dwayne Holmes

    Springer 2011; US$ 49.95

    Brain diseases can have a large impact on patients and society, and treatment is often not available. A new approach in which somatic cells are reprogrammed into induced pluripotent cells (iPS cells) is a significant breakthrough for regenerative medicine. This promises patient-specific tissue for replacement therapies, as well as disease-specific... more...

  • Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells, Volume 4by M.A. Hayat

    Springer 2012; US$ 239.00

    Vast therapeutic applications of the following specific stem cells in disease and tissue injury are discussed: embryonic stem cells, induced pluripotent stem cells, human hair follical stem cells, bone marrow-derived human mesenchymal stem cells, adipose-derived stem cells, periodontal/progenitor cells, cancer stem cells, and breast cancer stem cells.... more...