Advances in Regenerative Medicine: Role of Nanotechnology, and Engineering Principles

Role of Nanotechnology, and Engineering Principles

ISBN: 978-90-481-8788-1 (Print) 978-90-481-8790-4 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

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    Pages 1-17

    Cell Adhesions and Signaling: A Tool for Biocompatibility Assessment

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    Pages 19-43

    Development of Provisional Extracellular Matrix on Biomaterials Interface: Lessons from In Vitro Cell Culture

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    Pages 45-54

    Endothelial Progenitor Cells for Tissue Engineering and Tissue Regeneration

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    Pages 55-70

    Dermal Precursors and the Origins of the Wound Fibroblast

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    Pages 71-94

    Cell Based Therapies: What Do We Learn from Periosteal Osteochondrogenesis?

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    Pages 95-113

    Bioreactor Systems in Regenerative Medicine

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    Pages 115-129

    Biomimetic Approaches to Design of Tissue Engineering Bioreactors

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    Pages 131-156

    The Nature of the Thermal Transition Influences the Shape-Memory Behavior of Polymer Networks

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    Pages 157-174

    Nanoengineered Systems for Regenerative Medicine Surface Engineered Polymeric Biomaterials with Improved Bio-Contact Properties

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    Pages 175-206

    Nanocomposites for Regenerative Medicine

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    Pages 207-232

    Role of Spatial Distribution of Matricellular Cues in Controlling Cell Functions

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    Pages 233-252

    Materials Surface Effects on Biological Interactions

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    Pages 253-284

    Chemical and Physical Modifications of Biomaterial Surfaces to Control Adhesion of Cells

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    Pages 285-300

    Results of Biocompatibility Testing of Novel, Multifunctional Polymeric Implant Materials In-Vitro and In-Vivo

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    Pages 301-323

    UFOs, Worms, and Surfboards: What Shapes Teach Us About Cell–Material Interactions

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    Pages 325-345

    Nano-engineered Thin Films for Cell and Tissue-Contacting Applications

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    Pages 347-378

    Injectable Hydrogels: From Basics to Nanotechnological Features and Potential Advances

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    Pages 379-405

    Polyelectrolyte Complexes as Smart Nanoengineered Systems for Biotechnology and Gene Delivery