Nanotechnology and Tissue Engineering: The Scaffold

Cato T. Laurencin University of Virginia
Lakshmi Nair University of Connecticut
Nanotechnology and Tissue Engineering: The Scaffold
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Reference $149.95 / £95.00
Publication Date Imprint
June 2008 CRC Press
Disciplines ISBN
Nanobiotechnology Nanomedicine 9781420051827
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With chapters written by world famous researchers involved with various facets of nanostructured scaffolds, this is the first resource that brings together current research and background information on a complete range of engineering processes that have led to the development of a number of highly useful tissues. It details the fundamental and advanced aspects of nanofabrication and includes an examination of cellular interactions at the nanoscale level. This highly comprehensive resource also discusses clinical implications and applications, making it a work of importance for clinicians, as well as an essential reference for engineers and other scientists seeking to further advance the field.


Table of Contents

  • The Importance of Scaffolds in Tissue Engineering,
  • Applications of Nanotechnology in Developing Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering,
  • Applications of Nanostructured Scaffolds in Biology and Medicine

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  • Background information on the importance of scaffolds in tissue engineering
  • Comprehensive account of current nanofabrication processes for scaffold engineering
  • Information on the structure and functions of the extracellur matrix
  • Account of cell responses to nanofeatures
  • State-of-the-art research and applications of nanostructured scaffolds for engineering various tissues
  • Contributors are world class experts with outstanding reputations in the field


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