Stem Cells in Craniofacial Development and Regeneration

Stem Cells in Craniofacial Development and Regeneration

Editor(s): George T.-J. Huang, Irma Thesleff

Published Online: 26 MAR 2013 11:57AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781118279236

Online ISBN: 9781118498026

DOI: 10.1002/9781118498026

About this Book

Stem Cells, Craniofacial Development and Regeneration is an introduction to stem cells with an emphasis on their role in craniofacial development. Divided into five sections, chapters build from basic introductory information on the definition and characteristics of stem cells to more indepth explorations of their role in craniofacial development. Section I covers embryonic and adult stem cells with a focus on the craniofacial region, while sections II-IV cover the development and regeneration of craniofacial bone, tooth, temporomandibular joint, salivary glands and muscle. Concluding chapters describe the current, cutting-edge research utilizing stem cells for craniofacial tissue bioengineering to treat lost or damaged tissue.

The authoritative resource for dentistry students as well as craniofacial researchers at the graduate and post-graduate level, Stem Cells, Craniofacial Development and Regeneration explores the rapidly expanding field of stem cells and regeneration from the perspective of the dentistry and craniofacial community, and points the way forward in areas of tissue bioengineering and craniofacial stem cell therapies.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Development and Regeneration of Craniofacial Tissues and Organs

    1. Chapter 8

      Tooth Root Development (pages 153–177)

      Brian L. Foster, Francisco H. Nociti and Martha J. Somerman

  2. Part II: Stem Cells and Their Niches in Craniofacial Tissues

    1. Chapter 10

      Stem Cells, Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells, and Their Differentiation to Specified Lineage Fates (pages 204–222)

      George T.-J. Huang, Xiao-Ying Zou, Xing Yan, Kyle J. Hewitt, Yulia Shamis and Jonathan A. Garlick

  3. Part III: Stem Cell-Mediated Craniofacial Tissue Bioengineering

    1. Chapter 19

      Bone Bioengineering: Scaffolds, Growth Factors, and Stem Cells (pages 339–366)

      Christopher S. D. Lee, Christopher D. Hermann, Rolando Gittens, Rene Olivares-Navarrete, Zvi Schwartz and Barbara D. Boyan

    2. Chapter 20

      Craniofacial Tissue Bioengineering and Regeneration by Endogenous Stem Cells (pages 367–378)

      Nan Jiang, Mo Chen, Chang Hun Lee, Jian Zhou, Mildred C. Embree, Kimi Kong, Choko Cho, Avital Mendelson, Ying Zheng, Hemin Nie and Jeremy J. Mao

    3. Chapter 21

      Stem Cell–Based Bioengineering of Craniofacial Bone (pages 379–394)

      David D. Lo, Daniel T. Montoro, Monica Grova, Jeong S. Hyun, Michael T. Chung, Derrick C. Wan and Michael T. Longaker

    4. Chapter 23

      Engineering of Dental Tissues: Scaffolds and Preclinical Models (pages 409–429)

      Na Yu, Adelina Plachokova, Fang Yang, X. Frank Walboomers and John A. Jansen

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