Bioartificial Organs Three
New York Academy of Sciences, 2001 - Medical - 493 pages
This volume - the third in the Annals series on bio-artificial organs - brings together the research findings of medical practitioners, polymer and materials scientists, and engineers working on bio-artificial organs. It provides an interface of clinical therapies, biotechnology, polymer science and microtechnology.
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