Methods in Bioengineering: 3D Tissue Engineering

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Artech House, 2010 - Technology & Engineering - 262 pages
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This practical book is part of the new Artech House Methods in Bioengineering series – volumes designed to offer detailed guidance on authoritative methods for addressing specific bioengineering challenges. Written and edited by recognized experts in the field, each book provides research engineers, scientists, and students with step-by-step procedures, clear examples, and effective ways to overcome problems that may be encountered. Tissue engineering is an emerging field that involves the combination of materials, cells, and other signals or growth factors to generate new tissue that can be used to repair or replace damaged tissues due to injury or disease. This groundbreaking volume presents the latest methods and protocols for systematically building tissues in 3D configuration outside the body, as well as providing techniques that modulate repair and regeneration processes that occur “in situ” (in their natural or original place).

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3D Tissue Engineering Chapter 1 Chemical Modification of Porous Scaffolds Using Plasma Polymers
3D Tissue Engineering Chapter 2 ThreeDimensional Cultures in Soft SelfAssembling Nanofibers
3D Tissue Engineering Chapter 3 3D Fibrin Matrices as Scaffold for Depot and Release of Bioactive Molecules
3D Tissue Engineering Chapter 4 Designer SelfAssembling Peptide Scaffolds for 3D Tissue Cell Cultures
3D Tissue Engineering Chapter 5 ChipBased Tissue Engineering inMicrobioreactors
3D Tissue Engineering Chapter 6 AffinityBinding Alginate Scaffolds for the Controlled Delivery of Multiple HeparinBinding Proteins
3D Tissue Engineering Chapter 7 SelfAssembly of CellLaden Hydrogels on the LiquidAir Interface
3D Tissue Engineering Chapter 8 3D Encapsulation of Cells in Hydrogels Using Radical and Addition CrossLinking
3D Tissue Engineering Chapter 10 OnDemand 3D Freeform Fabrication of Tissue Structures Using Bioprinting
3D Tissue Engineering Chapter 11 ThreeDimensional Neuronal Cultures
3D Tissue Engineering Chapter 12 Engineering Cartilage Tissue with Zonal Properties
3D Tissue Engineering Chapter 13 Cartilage and Synovial Joint Regeneration by Cell Homing in Bioprinted Anatomically Correct 3D Scaffolds
3D Tissue Engineering Chapter 14 Integration of Experimental and Computational Microfluidics in 3D Tissue Engineering
3D Tissue Engineering About the Editors
3D Tissue Engineering Index

3D Tissue Engineering Chapter 9 Micromolded Nonadhesive Hydrogels for the SelfAssembly of ScaffoldFree 3D Cellular Microtissues

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Francois Berthiaume is an associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Rutgers University. He holds a B.S. and a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Laval University and The Pennsylvania State University, respectively.
Jeffrey Morgan is an associate professor in the Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology and Biotechnology at Brown University. He holds a B.S. from Syracuse University and a Ph.D. from Harvard University.

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