Nanotechnology and Tissue Engineering: The Scaffold

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Cato T. Laurencin, Lakshmi S. Nair
CRC Press, Jun 16, 2008 - Medical - 384 pages
Nanofabrication gives us the ability to mimic biological structures with molecular level precision. Offering a natural progression of topics, Nanotechnology and Tissue Engineering: The Scaffold provides a state-of-the-art account of groundbreaking research in this rapidly emerging area of biomedical engineering. Emphasizing the importance of scaffo
 

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Contents

Extracellular Matrix Structure and Function
33
Chapter 3 Functions and Requirements of Synthetic Scaffolds in Tissue Engineering
53
Chapter 4 Microfabrication Techniques in Scaffold Development
87
Effect of Nanostructures on Cellular Responses and Tissue Regeneration
121
An Orthopedic Perspective
123
Biomimetic Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering Applications
163
Promising Nanofabrication Techniques to Develop Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering
197
Chapter 7 Electrospun Polymeric Nanofiber Scaffolds for Tissue Regeneration
199
Chapter 10 Nanolithographic Techniques in Tissue Engineering
261
Chapter 11 Designer SelfAssembling Peptide Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
283
Applications of Nanostructured Scaffolds in Biology and Medicine
293
Chapter 12 Nanotechnologies in Neural Tissue Engineering
295
Chapter 13 Nanotechnologies for Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering
311
Chapter 14 Nanostructures for Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering
329
Index
353
Back cover
369

Chapter 8 Structure and Mechanical Properties of Electrospun Nanofibers and Nanocomposites
221
Chapter 9 Electrospinning Techniques to Control Deposition and Structural Alignment of Nanofibrous Scaffolds for Cellular Orientation and Cytoske...
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