Smart materials for tissue engineering : fundamental principles (eBook, 2017) []
skip to content
Smart materials for tissue engineering : fundamental principles Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Smart materials for tissue engineering : fundamental principles

Author: Qun Wang
Publisher: [Cambridge] : Royal Society of Chemistry, [2017]
Series: RSC smart materials, 24.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book focusses on the fundamental principles and recent advances in the materials science developed for tissue engineering purposes.

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Qun Wang
ISBN: 9781782626756 1782626751
OCLC Number: 1065751863
Description: 1 ressource en ligne.
Contents: Cover; Smart Materials for Tissue Engineering: Fundamental Principles; Foreword; Preface; Contents; Chapter 1 --
Smart Design of Materials for Tissue Engineering; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Mechanism Underlying Interaction of Cells with the Extracellular Matrix; 1.2.1 Direct Physical Signal Transmission Pathway; 1.2.2 Indirect Mechanochemical Signal Transduction Pathway; 1.2.3 Control of Cell Differentiation, Proliferation, and Migration by Defining the Dynamics of the Cell Adhesion Complex and Act ... ; Stem Cell Differentiation; Cell Proliferation; Cell Migration. 1.3 Determinants of Cell Fate in the Extracellular Matrix1.3.1 Composition of Cell Adhesion Proteins; 1.3.2 ECM Topography; 1.3.3 ECM Stiffness; 1.4 Spatial and Temporal Scales in Cell and Material Interactions; 1.4.1 Molecular Level: Integrin; 1.4.2 Molecular Assembly Level; Integrin Cluster; Actin Cytoskeleton; 1.4.3 Single-Cell Level; 1.4.4 Multiple-Cell Level; 1.4.5 Integration of Multiple Spatiotemporal Effects; 1.5 Smart Design of Materials to Control the Dynamic State of Tissues; 1.6 Future Challenges; Acknowledgements; References. Chapter 2 --
Smart Surfaces Chemistry and Coating Materials for Tissue Engineering2.1 Introduction; 2.1.1 Tissue Engineering and Scaffolds; 2.1.2 Cell-EMC Interaction via Integrin and Surface Topography; 2.2 RGD Nanospacing; 2.2.1 Nanospacing in 2-D Substrates with Different Stiffness; 2.2.2 3-D Substrates; 2.3 Surface Topography-Mediated Stem Cell Fate; 2.4 Scaffold-Mediated Gene Delivery by Biomimetic Coating; 2.4.1 Gene-Transfer; 2.4.2 DNA/CP Complex as a Drug-Delivery System by Biomimetic Coating; 2.4.3 Polyplexes as Drug-Delivery Systems; 2.4.4 Targeting the Nucleus. 2.4.5 Multi-Modal Delivery2.4.6 Scaffolds for Bone Tumor Destruction; 2.5 Concluding Remarks and Perspectives; References; Chapter 3 --
Protein-Based Stimuli Responsive Materials for Tissue Engineering; 3.1 Stimuli Responsiveness; 3.2 Types of Stimuli Responsiveness; 3.2.1 Temperature Responsiveness; 3.2.2 Electrical Responsiveness; 3.2.3 Light Responsiveness; 3.2.4 pH Responsive; 3.2.5 Redox Responsiveness; 3.2.6 Ion-Responsive Polymers; 3.2.7 Glucose Responsiveness; 3.2.8 Enzyme-Responsive Polymers; 3.3 Types of Polymeric Stimuli-Responsive Structures; 3.3.1 Hydrogels; 3.3.2 Micelles. 3.3.3 Dendrimers3.3.4 Nanoparticles; 3.4 Protein-Based Responsive Systems; 3.5 Application in Tissue Engineering; 3.6 Conclusions and Future Perspectives; Acknowledgements; References; Chapter 4 --
Stimuli-Responsive Hydrogels for Tissue Engineering; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 The Properties of Hydrogels for Tissue Engineering; 4.2.1 Mechanical Properties of Hydrogels; 4.2.2 Surface Chemistry of Hydrogels; 4.2.3 Biocompatibility and Biodegradability of Hydrogels; 4.2.4 Electrical Properties of Hydrogels; 4.3 Stimuli-Responsive Hydrogels; 4.3.1 Natural-Based Smart Hydrogels; Chitosan.
Series Title: RSC smart materials, 24.
Responsibility: editor: Qun Wang.


This book focusses on the fundamental principles and recent advances in the materials science developed for tissue engineering purposes.


User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.