Principles of Tissue Engineering

Principles of Tissue Engineering

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Tissue engineering is a rapidly growing area of biomedical research with obvious commercial applications. This text aims to strike a balance between the diversity of subjects that are related to tissue engineering, including biology, chemistry, material science, engineering, immunlogy, and transplantation, while emphasizing those research areas that are likely to be of the most value to the field of medicine.
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  • Hardback | 800 pages
  • 233.68 x 281.94 x 53.34mm | 2,653.5g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • b&w illustrations, index
  • 0124366252
  • 9780124366251

Table of contents

The challenge of tissue engineering, E. Bell et al. Part 1 The basis of growth and differentiation: Organization of cell into higher ordered structures - the role of the epithelial-mesenchymal transformation in the generation and stabilization of embryonic tissues, C.A. Erickson; the dynamics of cell-ECM interactions with implications for tissue engineering, M. Martins-Green; Matrix molecules and their ligands, B.R. Olsen; Illustrations of inductive phenomena - recent developments in mesoderm and neural induction, M.S. Saha; Gene expression, cell determination and differentiation, L.W. Browder. Part II In Vitro - control of tissue development: Mechanochemical switching between growth and differentiation by extracellular matrix, D.E. Ingber; Animal cell culture, G.H. Sato; Regulation of cell behaviour by extracellular proteins, E.H. Sage; Growth factors, T.F. Deuel; Tissue culture bioreactors - chondrogenesis as a model systems, L.E. Freed, G. Vunjak-Novakovi. Part 3 In Vivo - synthesis of tissues and organs: In Vivo synthesis of tissues and organs, I.V. Yannis. Part 4 Models for tissues engineering: Organotypic and histiotypic models, E. Bell; Quantitative aspects of tissue engineering - basic issues in kinetics, transport and mechanics, A.J. Grodzinsky et al. Part 5 Biomaterials in tissue engineering: Using self assembled monolayers to study the interactions of man-made materials with proteins, M.V. Merritt et al; Cell interactions with polymers, W.M. Saltzman; Matrix effects, J.A. Hubbell; Polymer scaffold processing biodegradable polymers for tissue engineering, R. C. Thomson et al. Part 6 Transplantation of engineered cells and tissues: Approaches to transplanting engineered cells and tissues, J.H. Young et al; Immunomodulation of Islet transplantation - future prospects, F.T. Thomas, J.M. Thomas; Immunoisolation, B.A. Zielinski et al; Considerations in immunoisolation, E.S. Avgoustiniatos, C.K. Colton. Part 7 Cardiovascular system: Blood vessels, J.I. Zarge et al. Part 8 Cornea: Cornea, V. Trinkaus-Randall. Part 9 Endocrinology: Pancreas, R.P. Lanza, W.L. Chick; Parathyroid, A.M. Sun. Part 10 Gastrointestinal system: Tissue engineering neointestine, G.M. Organ, J.P. Vacanti; Extracorporal artificial liver support, H.O. Jauregui et al; Stem cell/lineage biology and lineage-dependent extracellular matrix chemistry - keys to tissue engineering of Quiescent tissues such as liver, L.M. Reid. Part 11 Haematopoietic system: Red blood cell substitutes based on modified haemoglobin, T.M.S. Chang; Lymphocyte engineering, its status of art and its future, U.Chen; Tissue engineering of the haematopoietic stem cell, A. Kessinger, G. Sharp. (Part contents).
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