Biophysical Regulation of Vascular Differentiation and Assembly

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-7834-9 (Print) 978-1-4419-7835-6 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-16

    The Emergence of Blood and Blood Vessels in the Embryo and Its Relevance to Postnatal Biology and Disease

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    Chapter

    Pages 17-47

    Molecular Control of Vascular Tube Morphogenesis and Stabilization: Regulation by Extracellular Matrix, Matrix Metalloproteinases, and Endothelial Cell–Pericyte Interactions

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    Pages 49-67

    Scaffolding for Three-Dimensional Embryonic Vasculogenesis

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    Pages 69-87

    Intra- and Extracellular Microrheology of Endothelial Cells in a 3D Matrix

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    Pages 89-109

    Biophysical Properties of Scaffolds Modulate Human Blood Vessel Formation from Circulating Endothelial Colony-Forming Cells

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    Chapter

    Pages 111-125

    Physiological and Therapeutic Vascular Remodeling Mediated by Hypoxia-Inducible Factor 1

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    Chapter

    Pages 127-165

    Hypoxia and Matrix Manipulation for Vascular Engineering

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    Chapter

    Pages 167-202

    Microenvironmental Regulation of Tumor Angiogenesis: Biological and Engineering Considerations

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    Chapter

    Pages 203-225

    Microbioreactors for Stem Cell Research

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    Pages 227-244

    Effects of Hemodynamic Forces on the Vascular Differentiation of Stem Cells: Implications for Vascular Graft Engineering

  12. Back Matter

    Pages 245-253