Table of Contents

Preface Part I: REGENERATIVE BIOLOGY 1. An Overview of Regenerative Biology 2. Repair by Fibrosis 3. Regeneration of Epidermal Structures 4. Regeneration by of Neural Tissues 5. Regeneration of Digestive, Respiratory, and Urinary Tissues 6. Regeneration of Musculoskeletal Tissues PART II: REGENERATIVE BIOLOGY 7. Regeneration of Cardiac Muscle and Hematopoietic Tissues PART III: REGENERATIVE MEDICINE 8. Regeneration of Appendages 9. Strategies of Regenerative Medicine 10. Development of Regenerative Therapies for Skin and Epidermal Structures 11. Regenerative Medicine of Neural Tissues 12. Development of Results of Regenerative Therapies for Digestive, Respiratory and Urinary Tissues 13. Development of Regenerative Therapies for Musculoskeletal Tissues 14. Development of Regenerative Therapies for Hematopoietic and Cardiovascular Tissues 15. Perspective. Since the publication of the first edition of Regenerative Biology and Medicine in 2006, steady advances have been made in understanding the origin and characteristics of stem cells in epithelia, skeletal muscle, and bone, and in the niche signals that regulate the activities of these cells. Simultaneously, breakthroughs including the creation of iPSCs and transdifferentiation have created a momentum for regenerative biology with implications in regenerative biology that are far-reaching. This book highlights these advances in the field to embrace a vast audience of investigators in chemistry, computer science, informatics, physics and mathematics as well as graduate students, clinical physicians, and biologists who are realizing the importance of the fields of regenerative biology and medicine in practice. Organized in three parts - biology of regeneration, regenerative medicine, and perspectives - this second edition creates a framework for integrating old and new data in this progressive field. Includes coverage od skin, hair, teeth, cornea, and central neural tissuesProvides description of regenetive medicine in digestive, respiratory, urogenital, musculoskeletal, and cardiovascular systemsIncludes amphibians as powerful research models with discussion of appendage regeneration in amphibians and mammals.
Since the publication of the first edition of Regenerative Biology and Medicine in 2006, steady advances have been made in understanding the origin and characteristics of stem cells in epithelia, skeletal muscle, and bone, and in the niche signals that regulate the activities of these cells. Simultaneously, breakthroughs including the creation of iPSCs and transdifferentiation have created a momentum for regenerative biology with implications in regenerative biology that are far-reaching. This book highlights these advances in the field to embrace a vast audience of investigators in chemistry, computer science, informatics, physics and mathematics as well as graduate students, clinical physicians, and biologists who are realizing the importance of the fields of regenerative biology and medicine in practice. Organized in three parts - biology of regeneration, regenerative medicine, and perspectives - this second edition creates a framework for integrating old and new data in this progressive field. Includes coverage od skin, hair, teeth, cornea, and central neural tissuesProvides description of regenetive medicine in digestive, respiratory, urogenital, musculoskeletal, and cardiovascular systemsIncludes amphibians as powerful research models with discussion of appendage regeneration in amphibians and mammals.