Advances in Chemical Engineering

Molecular and Cellular Foundations of Biomaterials

Edited by

  • Nicholas Peppas, Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, and Division of Pharmaceutics, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712-0231

Edited by

  • Michael Sefton, Intitute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto.

This latest volume in the Advances in Chemical Engineering series, is a contemporary analysis of the preparation, structure and properties ofbiomaterials with emphasis on the molecular design and material/polymerinteractions. The book addresses cell-biomaterials adhesion,biomaterials and gene therapy, protein adsorption , platelet and whitecell activation processes, molecular design and surface modification ofnovel biomaterials.
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Chemical engineers, materials scientists, bioengineers, biologists and biomedical scientists.


Book information

  • Published: May 2004
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-008529-3

Table of Contents

The new biomaterials.
Cell-material interactions.
Polymeric biomaterials for nerve regeneration.
Structural and dynamic response of neutral and intelligent networks in biomedical environments.
Biomaterials and gene therapy.
Surface-erodible biomaterials for drug delivery.