Nanotechnology-Based Stem Cell Tissue Engineering with a Focus on Regeneration of Cardiovascular Systems



This chapter outlines the main stem cell lines and nanomaterials utilized in tissue engineering for regenerative medicine, with a distinct focus on the cardiovascular system, which is our research area of interest.



Amniotic fluid progenitor cells


Silver nanoparticle


Gold particle


Basic fibroblast growth factor


Bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells


Computer-aided software


Cobblestone area formation assay


Colony formation unit assay




Cellulose nanocrystals


Carbon nanotube


Competitive repopulating unit assay


Chemical vapor deposition


Deoxyribonucleic acid


Embryoid body


Endothelial cell


Extracellular matrix


Embryonic stem cells


Fluorescence-activated cell sorting


Fused deposition modeling


Fibroblast growth factor


Carbon nanotube-gelatin methacrylate


Gelatin microspheres


Graphene oxide


Hyaluronic acid




Human adipose mesenchymal stem cells


Human embryonic stem cells


High internal phase emulsion


Human neural stem cells


Hematopoietic stem cells


Insulin growth factor


Induced pluripotent stem cells


Knockout serum replacement


Leukemia inhibitory factor


Localized surface plasma resonance


Long-term culture initiation assay


Myocardial infarction




Magnetic resonance imaging


Mesenchymal stromal cells


Multi-walled carbon nanotube


Nanofibrillated cellulose


Nuclear factor kappa-light-chain-enhancer of activated B cells




Biodegradable poly (β-amino-ester)




Polyethylene (glycol) diacrylate




Polylactic-co-glycolic acid


Polylactic acid


Protamine sulfate


Quantum dot


Rat bone marrow stromal cells


Reduced graphene oxide


Ribonucleic acid


Somatic cell nuclear transfer


Single-layer graphene




Superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticle


Single-walled carbon nanotube


Tricalcium phosphate


Transforming growth factor


Titanium dioxide-based nanoparticle


Urine-derived stem cells


Vascular endothelial growth factor


Zinc-oxide-based nanoparticle


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Biomedical EngineeringUniversity of ArkansasFayettevilleUSA
  2. 2.Department of Biological and Agricultural EngineeringUniversity of ArkansasFayettevilleUSA
  3. 3.Institute for Nanoscience and EngineeringUniversity of ArkansasFayettevilleUSA
  4. 4.Department of Biosystems EngineeringKangwon National UniversityChuncheonRepublic of Korea

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