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Biomaterials and Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine

Murugan Ramalingam, Seeram Ramakrishna, Serena Best
November 22, 2017

Work in the area of biomaterials and stem cell therapy has revealed great potential for many applications, from the treatment of localized defects and diseases to the repair and replacement of whole organs. Researchers have also begun to develop a better understanding of the cellular environment...

Nanotechnology and Regenerative Engineering: The Scaffold, Second Edition

Cato T. Laurencin, Lakshmi S. Nair
November 22, 2017

Nanotechnology and regenerative engineering have emerged to the forefront as the most versatile and innovative technologies to foster novel therapeutic techniques and strategies of the twenty-first century. The first edition of Nanotechnology and Tissue Engineering: The Scaffold was the first...

Neurobiology of Huntington’s Disease: Applications to Drug Discovery

Donald C. Lo, Robert E. Hughes
November 15, 2017

In 1993, the genetic mutation responsible for Huntington’s disease (HD) was identified. Considered a milestone in human genomics, this discovery has led to nearly two decades of remarkable progress that has greatly increased our knowledge of HD, and documented an unexpectedly large and diverse...

Medical Instruments and Devices: Principles and Practices

Steven Schreiner, Joseph D. Bronzino, Donald R. Peterson
October 27, 2017

Medical Instruments and Devices: Principles and Practices originates from the medical instruments and devices section of The Biomedical Engineering Handbook, Fourth Edition. Top experts in the field provide material that spans this wide field. The text examines how biopotential amplifiers help...

Cellulose-Based Graft Copolymers: Structure and Chemistry

Vijay Kumar Thakur
October 18, 2017

Cellulose-Based Graft Copolymers: Structure and Chemistry discusses the synthesis, characterization, and properties of multifunctional cellulose-based graft copolymers. Presenting the contributions of accomplished experts in the field of natural cellulosic polymers, this authoritative text:...

Computational Bioengineering

Guigen Zhang
October 18, 2017

Arguably the first book of its kind, Computational Bioengineering explores the power of multidisciplinary computer modeling in bioengineering. Written by experts, the book examines the interplay of multiple governing principles underlying common biomedical devices and problems, bolstered by case...

Biocatalysis and Nanotechnology

Peter Grunwald
October 11, 2017

Nanobiocatalysis has rapidly developed into a subarea of enzyme biotechnology. It combines the advances in nanotechnology that have generated nanoscale materials of different sizes, shapes, and physicochemical properties, and the excellent characteristics of biocatalysts into an innovative...

Microspheres: Medical and Biological Applications (1988)

Alan Rembaum, Zoltan A. Tokes
September 20, 2017

We have previously described the syntheses of both magnetic and nonmagnetic polymeric microspheres, and we have reported their application in removal of neuroblastoma cells from normal cells in bone marrow, in the separation of red blood cells, and the separation of human B and T lymphocytes. In...

Biotechnology Fundamentals, Second Edition

Firdos Alam Khan
September 07, 2017

A single source reference covering every aspect of biotechnology, Biotechnology Fundamentals, Second Edition breaks down the basic fundamentals of this discipline, and highlights both conventional and modern approaches unique to the industry. In addition to recent advances and updates relevant to...

A First Course in Systems Biology

Eberhard Voit
September 05, 2017

A First Course in Systems Biology is an introduction for advanced undergraduate and graduate students to the growing field of systems biology. Its main focus is the development of computational models and their applications to diverse biological systems. The book begins with the fundamentals of...

Intelligent Polymers for Nanomedicine and Biotechnologies

Magdalena Aflori
August 30, 2017

Almost all synthetic materials over time induce some level of inflammation and fibrosis. Therefore, even though the successes of biomaterials science in producing acceptable solutions to the problem of biocompatibility have been remarkable, there remains enormous opportunity for improvement. The...

Medical Devices and Human Engineering

Joseph D. Bronzino, Donald R. Peterson
August 30, 2017

Known as the bible of biomedical engineering, The Biomedical Engineering Handbook, Fourth Edition, sets the standard against which all other references of this nature are measured. As such, it has served as a major resource for both skilled professionals and novices to biomedical engineering....