Description

This latest volume in the Advances in Chemical Engineering series, is a contemporary analysis of the preparation, structure and properties of biomaterials with emphasis on the molecular design and material/polymer interactions. The book addresses cell-biomaterials adhesion, biomaterials and gene therapy, protein adsorption , platelet and white cell activation processes, molecular design and surface modification of novel biomaterials.

Key Features

- Original reviews - Leading chemical engineers as authors - Update on biomaterials use - Novel subject on use of biomaterials in drug delivery and gene therapy - Mathematical modeling

Readership

Chemical engineers, materials scientists, bioengineers, biologists and biomedical scientists.

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.

Details

No. of pages:
248
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780120085293
Electronic ISBN:
9780080498867

About the editor

Michael Sefton

Affiliations and Expertise

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