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Smart Materials for Tissue Engineering: Fundamental Principles Editor: Qun Wang



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This book contains 636 pages.
Print publication date: 13 Dec 2016
Copyright year: 2017
Print ISBN: 978-1-78262-464-6
PDF eISBN: 978-1-78262-675-6
ePub eISBN: 978-1-78262-981-8
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About this book

In recent years there has been tremendous progress in the area of tissue engineering research. This book focusses on the fundamental principles underpinning these recent advances in the materials science developed for tissue engineering purposes. Smart materials for tissue engineering are produced by modifying the physicochemical and biological properties of the scaffolds with response to external stimuli to enhance the tissue regeneration. The functions of living cells can be regulated by smart materials which respond to changes in the surrounding microenvironment. This book comprehensively documents the recent advancements in smart materials for tissue engineering and will provide an essential text for those working in materials science and materials engineering, in academia and industry.

From the book series:
Smart Materials Series