Tissue Engineering


Language: Anglais
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740 p. · Hardback
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.
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.