2008

Collagen

Structure and Mechanics

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ISBN: 978-0-387-73905-2 (Print) 978-0-387-73906-9 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVIII

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    Pages 1-13

    Collagen: Structure and Mechanics, an Introduction

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    Pages 15-47

    Collagen Diversity, Synthesis and Assembly

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    Pages 49-80

    Collagen Fibrillar Structure and Hierarchies

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    Pages 81-110

    Restraining Cross-Links Responsible for the Mechanical Properties of Collagen Fibers: Natural and Artificial

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    Pages 111-131

    Damage and Fatigue

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    Pages 133-154

    Viscoelasticity, Energy Storage and Transmission and Dissipation by Extracellular Matrices in Vertebrates

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    Pages 155-173

    Nanoscale Deformation Mechanisms in Collagen

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    Pages 175-247

    Hierarchical Nanomechanics of Collagen Fibrils: Atomistic and Molecular Modeling

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    Pages 249-267

    Mechanical Adaptation and Tissue Remodeling

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    Pages 269-284

    Tendons and Ligaments: Structure, Mechanical Behavior and Biological Function

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    Pages 285-324

    Collagen in Arterial Walls: Biomechanical Aspects

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    Pages 325-357

    The Extracellular Matrix of Skeletal and Cardiac Muscle

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    Pages 359-396

    The Cornea and Sclera

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    Pages 397-420

    Collagen and the Mechanical Properties of Bone and Calcified Cartilage

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    Pages 421-446

    Dentin

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    Pages 447-474

    Genetic Collagen Diseases: Influence of Collagen Mutations on Structure and Mechanical Behavior

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    Pages 475-504

    Biomimetic Collagen Tissues: Collagenous Tissue Engineering and Other Applications

  19. Back Matter

    Pages 505-506