Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Biomaterials Science and Engineering

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Rosario Pignatello

University of Catania, Italy

PublishedSeptember 15th, 2011

Doi10.5772/1956

ISBN978-953-307-609-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-4432-8

Copyright year2011

Number of pages470

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1. Biomaterials and Sol–Gel Process: A Methodology for the Preparation of Functional Materials

By Eduardo J. Nassar, Katia J. Ciuffi, Paulo S. Calefi, Lucas A. Rocha, Emerson H. De Faria, Marcio L. A. e Silva, Priscilla P. Luz, Lucimara C. Bandeira, Alexandre Cestari and Cristianine N. Fernandes

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2. Development of DNA Based Active Macro–Materials for Biology and Medicine: A Review

By Frank Xue Jiang, Bernard Yurke, Devendra Verma, Michelle Previtera, Rene Schloss and Noshir A. Langrana

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5. Self–Assembled Peptide Nanostructures for Biomedical Applications: Advantages and Challenges

By Jaime Castillo-León, Karsten B. Andersen and Winnie E. Svendsen

5,855
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6. Preparation of Nanocellulose with Cation–Exchange Resin Catalysed Hydrolysis

By Huang Biao, Tang Li-rong, Dai Da-song, Ou Wen, Li Tao and Chen Xue-rong

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7. The Role of Biodegradable Engineered Scaffold in Tissue Engineering

By Ghassem Amoabediny, Nasim Salehi-Nik and Bentolhoda Heli

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8. Optical Detection of Protein Adsorption on Doped Titanium Surface

By Raimo Silvennoinen, Niko Penttinen, Martti Silvennoinen, Stanislav Hasoň, Vladimír Vetterl, Sonia Bartáková, Patrik Prachár, Jiří Vaněk and Vítězslav Březina

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9. Biomaterials and Biotechnology Schemes Utilizing TiO2 Nanotube Arrays

By Karla S. Brammer, Seunghan Oh, Christine J. Frandsen and Sungho Jin

4,139
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10. Cartilage Tissue Engineering Using Mesenchymal Stem Cells and 3D Chitosan Scaffolds – In vitro and in vivo Assays

By Natália Martins Breyner, Alessandra Arcoverde Zonari, Juliana Lott Carvalho, Viviane Silva Gomide, Dawidson Gomes and Alfredo Miranda Góes

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11. Magnetoelectropolished Titanium Biomaterial

By Tadeusz Hryniewicz, Ryszard Rokicki and Krzysztof Rokosz

3,501
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15. Mechanobiology of Oral Implantable Devices

By José Alejandro Guerrero, Juan Carlos Vanegas, Diego Alexander Garzón, Martín Casale and Higinio Arzate

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16. Dental Pulp Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering Strategies for Clinical Application on Odontoiatric Field

By Zavan Barbara, Bressan Eriberto, Sivolella Stefano, Brunello Giulia, Gardin Chiara, Nadia Ferrarese, Ferroni Letizia and Stellini Edoardo

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17. Development of Human Chondrocyte–Based Medicinal Products for Autologous Cell Therapy

By Livia Roseti, Alessandra Bassi, Brunella Grigolo and Pier Maria Fornasari

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21. New Developments in Tissue Engineering of Microvascular Prostheses

By Vincenzo Vindigni, Giovanni Abatangelo and Franco Bassetto

2,876
22. Pericardial Processing: Challenges, Outcomes and Future Prospects

By Escande Rémi, Nizar Khelil, Isabelle Di Centa, Caroline Roques, Maguette Ba, Fatima Medjahed-Hamidi, Frederic Chaubet, Didier Letourneur, Emmanuel Lansac and Anne Meddahi-Pelle

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