Regenerative Engineering and Developmental Biology: Principles and Applications

David M. Gardiner

September 12, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 624 Pages - 96 Color Illustrations
ISBN 9781498723312 - CAT# K25679
Series: CRC Press Series In Regenerative Engineering

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Features

  • Covers cutting-edge research on engineering regeneration related to the cell information grid.
  • Contains contributions from world-class researchers in cell regeneration engineering and technologies.
  • Delves into cell physiology related to proliferation, migration, and differentiation.
  • Examines tools that have been developed for genomics.
  • Includes substantive application chapters that examine specific organ/tissue regeneration.

Summary

Regenerative Engineering and Developmental Biology: Principles and Applications examines cutting-edge developments in the field of regenerative engineering. Specific attention is given to activities that embrace the importance of integrating developmental biology and tissue engineering, and how this can move beyond repairing damage to body parts to instead regenerate tissues and organs. The text furthermore focusses on the five legs of the field of regenerative engineering, including: materials, developmental biology, stem cells, physics, and clinical translation. This book was written by leading developmental biologists; each chapter examines the processes that these biologists study and how they can be advanced by using the tools available in tissue engineering/biomaterials. Individual chapters are complete with concluding remarks and thoughts on the future of regenerative engineering. A list of references is also provided to aid the reader with further research. Ultimately, this book achieves two goals. The first encourages the biomedical community to think about how inducing regeneration is an engineering problem. The second goal highlights the discoveries with animal regeneration and how these processes can be engineered to regenerate body parts. Regenerative Engineering and Developmental Biology: Principles and Applications was written with undergraduate and graduate-level biomedical engineering students and biomedical professionals in mind.