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Author Saltzman, W. Mark.

Title Tissue engineering : engineering principles for the design of replacement organs and tissues / W. Mark Saltzman
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 523 pages) : illustrations
Contents pt. 1. Tissue exchange and tissue development. 1. The state-of-the-art in tissue exchange -- 2. Objectives of tissue engineering -- 3. Elements of tissue development -- pt. 2. Tissue engineering fundamentals. 4. Cell growth and differentiation -- 5. Cell and tissue mechanics -- 6. Cell adhesion -- 7. Cell migration -- 8. Cell aggregation and tissue equivalents -- Tissue barriers to molecular and cellular transport -- pt. 3. Tissue engineering practice. 10. Cell delivery and recirculation -- 11. Delivery of molecular agents in tissue engineering -- 12. Cell interactions with polymers -- 13. Approaches to tissue engineering -- 14. Case studies in tissue engineering -- Appendices. A. Introduction to polymers -- B. Analysis of molecular transport -- C. Useful data -- D. Nomenclature and abbreviations
Summary Tissue engineering is a field of biomedical engineering, in which synthetic materials are used together with biological components such as tissue fragments, cells, proteins to encourage tissue regeneration, regrowth, and repair. Intended for engineering students, this book introduces the principles of tissue engineering
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Tissue engineering.
Tissue Engineering.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2003049865
ISBN 0198032404 (electronic bk.)
1423719883 (electronic bk.)
1433701049 (electronic bk.)
9780198032403 (electronic bk.)
9781423719885 (electronic bk.)
9781433701047 (electronic bk.)