By Cato T. Laurencin,Lakshmi S. Nair

Nanofabrication offers us the power to imitate organic buildings with molecular point precision. providing a common development of subject matters, Nanotechnology and Tissue Engineering: The Scaffold offers a cutting-edge account of groundbreaking learn during this swiftly rising region of biomedical engineering.

Emphasizing the significance of scaffolds, the ebook info primary and complicated facets of nanofabrication and examines mobile interactions on the nanoscale point. It studies extracellular matrix constitution and serve as and discusses quite a few nanoscale organic floor changes that could enhance mobile responses. The editors current the main promising nanofabrication concepts, together with electrospinning, lithography, and self meeting. that includes the contributions of pioneering scientists writing approximately their very own examine, this state-of-the-art quantity —

  • Provides history details discussing the rising significance of scaffolds in tissue engineering

  • Examines tissue engineering because it pertains to orthopedic, cardiovascular, neural, and musculoskeletal applications

  • Details mobile responses to a few nanoscale features

  • Delves into microfabrication ideas in scaffold development

  • Presents learn on clothier self-assembling peptide scaffolds

This hugely accomplished source additionally discusses medical implications and purposes, proposing fascinating breakthroughs in neural, vascular, and musculoskeletal tissue engineering with nanostructures. a vital source, for biomedical engineers engaged on the frontiers of tissue study, this publication brings jointly present findings and historical past info on a whole diversity of engineering strategies that experience resulted in the advance of a few hugely invaluable tissues.

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