Tissue Engineering

Other | April 1, 2008

byDe Boer, Jan, Jan De Boer

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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.

• Covers all the essentials from tissue homeostasis and biocompatibility to cardiovascular engineering and regulations
• 22 chapters from internationally recognized authors, provide a comprehensive introduction for engineers and life scientists, including biomedical engineers, chemical and process engineers, materials scientists, biologists and medical students
• Full colour throughout, with clear development of understanding through frequent examples, experimental approaches and the latest research and developments.

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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 cove...

Professor Williams has had 48 years experience in biomaterials, medical device and tissue engineering, working mostly at the University of Liverpool, UK where he was ultimately Professor of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, Director of the UK Centre for Tissue Engineering and Senior Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University. During ...

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Format:OtherDimensions:760 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:April 1, 2008Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080559190

ISBN - 13:9780080559193

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Table of 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.