Tissue engineering: Cartilage, bone and muscle

  • Clemente Ibarra
  • Robert Langer
  • Joseph P. Vacanti

Abstract

As a very rapidly developing field of research, tissue engineering has been defined differently by many authors but one common aspect of its application is the study of the utilization of living cells to restore or create a lost or absent tissue structure or function (Fig. 1) [1,2,3].

Keywords

Articular Cartilage Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Fibrin Glue Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Tissue Engineer Cartilage 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Clemente Ibarra
    • 1
  • Robert Langer
    • 1
    • 2
  • Joseph P. Vacanti
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryChildren’s Hospital and Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Chemical EngineeringMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA

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