Culture of Cells for Tissue Engineering

Culture of Cells for Tissue Engineering

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Edited by Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, Edited by R. Ian Freshney

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  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Format: Other digital | 352 pages
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 250mm 666g
  • Publication date: 9 February 2006
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0471741817
  • ISBN 13: 9780471741817

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This book offers step-by-step, practical guidance for the acquisition, manipulation, and use of cell sources for tissue engineering. It offers a unique focus on tissue engineering methods for cell sourcing and utilization, combining theoretical overviews and detailed procedures. Divided into two parts, the first section discusses in vitro cultivation procedures, and the second section covers a variety of tissue engineering applications. Written by leading experts in the field, each chapter gives a brief overview of basic principles, followed by detailed cell culture and tissue engineering procedures that incorporate state-of-the-art examples and case studies. Each chapter includes stepwise protocols for representative well-established methods.

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GORDANA VUNJAK-NOVAKOVIC, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University, New York. She is the author of more than 125 papers and twenty-five book chapters on biotechnology, biomechanics, orthopedics, and tissue engineering.R. IAN FRESHNEY, PhD, is Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Oncology and Applied Pharmacolgy at the University of Glasgow. He is the author or editor of numerous books and a world-renowned expert on cell culture technique.

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."..among the best works on this subject. Recommended for all science and medical libraries." ("E-STREAMS", September 2007)"The editors have brought together an outstanding group of experts to describe cell culture methods and applications for tissue engineering." ("Doody's Health Services")