By Ornella Parolini

Long considered as organic waste, the placenta is gaining momentum as a plausible product for medical use. as a result of their distinct houses, placental cells and derivatives express nice promise in curing quite a few illnesses. Utilizing contributions from world-renowned specialists, Placenta: The Tree of existence considers the healing capability of those cells. It examines new stem cell–based concepts and highlights fresh experiences that improve the diversity of remedy for a couple of health problems.

Emphasizing the capability examine and healing use of stem cells, the ebook discusses the improvement, constitution, and capabilities of the human placenta. It introduces total elements of the immune procedure, explains many of the immune mechanisms while pregnant, and exhibits the function of the placenta in those mechanisms. present clinical learn is gifted that makes a speciality of the mechanisms of motion underlying the healing advantage of cells remoted from diverse placental regions.

An exhaustive exam, this pivotal work:

  • Considers how perinatal cells may well symbolize a massive resource for mobilephone remedy methods within the close to destiny, in either human and veterinary medicine
  • Describes the scientific strength of placenta-derived cells in regenerative medicine―specifically in neurological problems, metabolic liver illnesses, inflammatory diseases, and autoimmune ailments
  • Explains how cells remoted from assorted placental tissues percentage uncomplicated properties

Placenta: The Tree of Life

summarizes the benefits of perinatal tissue as a resource of cells with healing capability and is designed to be used within the learn of genetics, stem mobile technological know-how, placental functionality, reproductive biology, regenerative drugs, and comparable fields.

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Cell 116 (6): 769–78. , H. Nakajima, D. Sugiyama, et al. 2004. Human placenta-derived cells have ­mesenchymal stem/progenitor cell potential. Stem Cells 22 (5): 649–58. Gang, E. , J. A. Jeong, S. Han, et al. 2006. In vitro endothelial potential of human UC bloodderived mesenchymal stem cells. Cytotherapy 8 (3): 215–27. Gargett, C. , R. W. Chan, and K. E. Schwab. 2007. Endometrial stem cells. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 19 (4): 377–83. , M. Donne, M. Kapidzic, et al. 2011. Establishment of human trophoblast ­progenitor cell lines from the chorion.

1 Trophoblast Stem Cells........................................................................ 3 MSC Niche in the Decidua Basalis..................................................... 3 The Role of CMSCs in PE................................................................... 4 The Role of DMSCs in PE................................................................... 7 MSCs as a Potential Treatment for PE............................................................ 8 Possible Role of MSCs in Other Placental Pathologies...................................

2004. Socializing with the neighbors: Stem cells and their niche. Cell 116 (6): 769–78. , H. Nakajima, D. Sugiyama, et al. 2004. Human placenta-derived cells have ­mesenchymal stem/progenitor cell potential. Stem Cells 22 (5): 649–58. Gang, E. , J. A. Jeong, S. Han, et al. 2006. In vitro endothelial potential of human UC bloodderived mesenchymal stem cells. Cytotherapy 8 (3): 215–27. Gargett, C. , R. W. Chan, and K. E. Schwab. 2007. Endometrial stem cells. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 19 (4): 377–83.

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