Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine Glossary

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Dec 05, 2016

The Future Science Group editorial team is delighted to bring you the third edition of the Regenerative Medicine Glossary, which we hope will be regarded as an essential resource for everyone who works in regenerative medicine.

This latest edition includes over 35 additional terms, and the addition of exclusive editorials on current topics in regenerative medicine, written by the members of our expert panel.

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Mitochondrial replacement

A potential therapy to prevent certain mitochondrial diseases by replacing mutant maternal mitochondria in an oocyte (egg) with those from an unaffected individual prior to in vitro fertilization


A biotechnology tool, utilizing components of a prokaryotic immune system, for making highly specific genomic modifications

Stem Cell Tourism

Seeking or receiving stem-cell based treatments for disease or injury from clinics or practitioners that offer untested or unproven therapies

HLA Haplobank

A panel or repository of iPSC lines that are homozygous for HLA types and could be used to derive immunologically-compatible tissues for therapeutic transplantation

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Regenerative Medicine

Journal, Future Science Group

Regenerative Medicine is an award-winning peer-reviewed journal, in print and web formats. The journal provides a forum to address the important challenges and advances in stem cell research and regenerative medicine, delivering this essential information in concise, clear and attractive article formats. Among other indexing services Regenerative Medicine is listed by MEDLINE/Index Medicus, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, Chemical Abstracts, Science Citation Index Expanded™ (SciSearch®), Emcare, Biological Abstracts, BIOSIS Previews, Biotechnology Citation Index®, Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition®, Scopus® with an Impact Factor of 2.786 (2014). Each issue contains expertly drafted Reviews, Original Research articles, Perspectives, Editorials, topical insight from international leaders in their field, and additional added-value content. The Senior Editor of the journal is Professor Chris Mason, University College London. You can find out more about Regenerative Medicine at our website (www.future-science-group.com/journalprofile/regenerative-medicine/), where you can find the aims and scope of the journal and details of our international editorial board.


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Alexandra Thompson over 3 years ago

You can also find the Regenerative Medicine Special Focus Issue: Regenerative medicine: past, present and future here http://www.futuremedicine.com/toc/rme/11/8

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Maurizio Muraca over 3 years ago

Sure it's for free? I get a request of subscription ...

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Alexandra Thompson over 3 years ago

Technical hitch I'm afraid Maurizio – being fixed as we speak. If you check in a few minutes or so and find it's still a problem, let us know. Please accept our sincerest apologies!

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Victor Takane almost 3 years ago

Thanks Alexandra. It's a guide.

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RegMedNet almost 3 years ago

We're glad you've found it useful, Victor!