Foreword by C.A. Vacanti.
Preface to the Second Edition.
Preface to the First Edition.
Tissue Engineering in Perspective, E. Bell.
Introduction to Tissue Engineering:
The History and Scope of Tissue Engineering, J.P. Vavanti and C.A. Vacanti.
The Challenge of Imitating Nature, R.M. Nerem.
Part I: The Basis of Growth and Differentiation:
Organization of Cells into Higher Ordered Structures, C.A. Erickson.
Dynamics of Cell-ECM Interactions, M.Martins-Green.
Matrix Molecules and Their Ligands, B.R. Olsen.
Inductive Phenomena, M. Hebrok and D. A. Melton.
Morphogenesis and Tissue Engineering, A.H. Reddi.
Cell Determination and Differentiation, L.W. Browder.
Part II: In Vitro Control of Tissue Development:
Mechanical and Chemical Determinants of Tissue Development, D.E. Inger.
Animal Cell Culture, G.H. Sato and D.W. Barnes.
Regulation of Cell Behavior by Matricellular Proteins, A.D. Bradshaw and E.H. Sage.
Growth Factors, T.F. Deuel and N. Zhang.
Tissue Engineering Bioreactors, L.E. Freed and G. Vunjak-Novakovic.
Tissue Assembly in Microgravity, B.R. Unsworth and P.I. Lelkes.
Part III: In Vivo Synthesis of Tissues and Organs:
In Vivo Synthesis of Tissues and Organs, L.V. Yannas.
Part IV: Models for Tissue Engineering:
Organotypic and Histiotypic Models of Engineered Tissues, E. Bell.
Quantitative Aspects of Tissue Engineering: Basic Issues in Kinetics, Trans