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Tissue Engineering

Tissue Engineering is a comprehensive introduction to the engineering and biological aspects of this critical subject. With contributions from internationally renowned authors, it provides a broad perspective on tissue engineering for students and professionals who are developing their knowledge of this important topic. Key topics covered include stem cells; morphogenesis and cellular signaling; the extracellular matrix; biocompatibility; scaffold design and fabrication; controlled release strategies; bioreactors; tissue engineering of skin, cartilage, bone and organ systems; and ethical issues.

Audience
students studying biomedical and tissue engineering; researchers; scientists

Hardbound, 760 Pages

Published: March 2008

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-370869-4

Contents

  • Morphogenesis; Tissue Homeostasis; Regeneration; Stem cells; Extracellular matrix; Scaffolds: 1, physicochemical properties; 2, design at the macro, micro and nano level; 3, dissolution and degradation mechanisms; Biocompatibility; Cellular signaling; Controlled release systems; Cell source; Cell culture; Cell nutrition; Remodeling and integration into host tissue; Tissue engineering of 1, skin & corneal epithelium; 2, bone; 3, cartilage; Cardiovascular tissue engineering; Organ systems; Quality systems applicable to tissue engineering; EC & FDA regulations; Ethical aspects.

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