1st Edition

Biomimetic Materials And Design
Biointerfacial Strategies, Tissue Engineering And Targeted Drug Delivery

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ISBN 9780824707910
Published August 28, 2002 by CRC Press
696 Pages

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Book Description

Detailing techniques in wound healing and reconstruction, this reference describes the mechanisms and architecture of biological systems to formulate and design natural and synthetic compounds, degradable and non-degradable scaffolds, and targeted drug delivery devices. It offers strategies to control adhesive interactions, elicit specific cellular responses, and improve the biocompatibility, performance, and durability of prosthetic materials. Covering advances in the field, the book discusses the effect of topographical features on cell behaviors such as orientation, adhesion, migration, proliferation, and differentation.