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Advances in Tissue Engineering - Sakis Mantalaris

Advances in Tissue Engineering

By: Sakis Mantalaris (Editor), Sian E. Harding (Editor), Julia Polak (Editor)

Hardcover Published: June 2008
ISBN: 9781848161825
Number Of Pages: 908

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"Advances in Tissue Engineering is a unique volume and the first of its kind to bring together leading names in the field of tissue engineering and stem cell research. A relatively young science, tissue engineering can be seen in both scientific and sociological contexts and successes in the field are now leading to clinical reality. This book attempts to define the path from basic science to practical application. A contribution from the UK Stem Cell Bank and opinions of venture capitalists offer a variety of viewpoints, and exciting new areas of stem cell biology are highlighted. With over fifty stellar contributors, this book presents the most up-to-date information in this very topical and exciting field."--BOOK JACKET.

Tissue Engineering: Past, Present, and Futurep. 1
An Introductionp. 3
Cells for Tissue Engineeringp. 13
A Brief Introduction to Different Cell Typesp. 15
Human Embryonic Stem Cells: Derivation and Culturep. 63
Stem Cells Differentiationp. 83
Marrow Stem Cellsp. 95
Cord Blood Stem Cells - Potentials and Realitiesp. 123
Fat Stem Cellsp. 143
Control of Adult Stem Cell Function in Bioengineered Artificial Nichesp. 175
Stem Cell Immunologyp. 199
Development of a Design of Experiment Methodology: Applications to the Design and Analysis of Experimentsp. 215
Banking Stem Cell Lines for Future Therapiesp. 229
Materialsp. 253
Synthetic Biomaterials as Cell-Responsive Artificial Extracellular Matricesp. 255
Bioactive Composite Materials for Bone Tissue Engineering Scaffoldsp. 279
Aggregation of Cells Using Biomaterials and Bioreactorsp. 313
Nanotechnology for Tissue Engineeringp. 333
Microscale Technologies for Tissue Engineeringp. 349
Non-Invasive Methods to Monitor Tissue Re-Modellingp. 371
Biosensorsp. 373
Tissue-Engineering Monitoring Using Microdialysisp. 401
Characterisation of Tissue Engineering Constructs by Raman Spectroscopy and X-ray Micro-Computed Tomography ([mu]CT)p. 421
Role of Stem Cell Imaging in Regenerative Medicinep. 443
Biotechnology Sectorp. 467
Lessons Learntp. 469
The Promise of Stem Cells: A Venture Capital Perspectivep. 491
Tissue Engineering Productsp. 501
Cell Expansion, Cell Encapsulation, 3D Culturesp. 503
Bioreactor Engineering: Regenerating the Dynamic Cell Microenvironmentp. 517
UK Regulatory Issues: The View from the Researcherp. 537
Tissue Repairp. 559
Stem Cell Therapy: Past, Present, and Futurep. 561
Tissue Engineered Skin Comes of Age?p. 593
Liver Repairp. 619
Tissue Engineering for Tooth Regenerationp. 633
Urogenital Repairp. 655
Cardiac Repairp. 677
Basic Sciencep. 679
Cardiac Repair Clinical Trialsp. 695
Myocardial Recovery Following LVAD Supportp. 733
Osteoarticular Repairp. 761
Animal Modelsp. 763
In Vitro 3D Human Tissue Models for Osteochondral Diseasesp. 781
Application of Tissue Engineering for Craniofacial Reconstructionp. 821
Clinical Trialsp. 843
Lung Repairp. 859
Tissue Engineering for the Respiratory Epithelium: Is There a Future for Stem Cell Therapy in the Lung?p. 861
The Artificial Lungp. 887
Indexp. 903
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ISBN: 9781848161825
ISBN-10: 1848161824
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 908
Published: June 2008
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.74 x 17.68  x 5.03
Weight (kg): 1.86

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