6. Ovarian Stem Cell Biology and the Emergence of Ovarian Cancer Stem Cells

  1. Sharmila Bapat
  1. Anjali Kusumbe and
  2. Sharmila Bapat

Published Online: 11 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470391594.ch6

Cancer Stem Cells: Identification and Targets

Cancer Stem Cells: Identification and Targets

How to Cite

Kusumbe, A. and Bapat, S. (2008) Ovarian Stem Cell Biology and the Emergence of Ovarian Cancer Stem Cells, in Cancer Stem Cells: Identification and Targets (ed S. Bapat), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470391594.ch6

Editor Information

  1. National Centre for Cell Science, Ganeshkhind, Pune, India

Author Information

  1. National Centre for Cell Science, Ganeshkhind, Pune, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 7 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470122013

Online ISBN: 9780470391594

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Keywords:

  • ovarian stem cell biology and ovarian CSCs emergence;
  • ovarian surface epithelium germline stem cells (GSCs) source;
  • adult mammalian ovary stem/progenitor cells

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Overview of the Human Ovary

  • Stem/Progenitor Cells in the Adult Mammalian Ovary

  • Is Ovarian Cancer a Stem Cell Disease?

  • References