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Advances in Biomimetics

The interaction between cells, tissues and biomaterial surfaces are the highlights of the book "Advances in Biomimetics". In this regard the effect of nanostructures and nanotopographies and their effect on the development of a new generation of biomaterials including advanced multifunctional scaffolds for tissue engineering are discussed. The 2 volumes contain articles that cover a wide spectrum of subject matter such as different aspects of the development of scaffolds and coatings with enhanced performance and bioactivity, including investigations of material surface-cell interactions.

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Advances in BiomimeticsEdited by Anne George

Published: April 26th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/574

ISBN: 978-953-307-191-6

Copyright year: 2011

Books open for chapter submissions

61564 Total Chapter Downloads

17 Crossref Citations

100 Web of Science Citations

86 Dimensions Citations

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1. A Cultural Perspective on Biomimetics

By Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent

2051

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2. Biomineralization and Biomimetic Synthesis of Biomineral and Nanomaterials

By Ming-Guo Ma and Run-Cang Sun

4197

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3. The Biomimetic Mineralization Closer to a Real Biomineralization

By Binbin Hu, Zhonghui Xue and Zuliang Du

2063

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4. The Biomimetic Approach to Design Apatites for Nanobiotechnological Applications

By Norberto Roveri and Michele Iafisco

2698

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5. Recent Advances in Biomimetic Synthesis Involving Cyclodextrins

By Y. V. D. Nageswar, S. Narayana Murthy, B. Madhav and J. Shankar

4231

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6. Bioinspired Assembly of Inorganic Nanoplatelets for Reinforced Polymer Nanocomposites

By Tzung-Hua Lin, Wei-Han Huang, In-kook Jun and Peng Jiang

2347

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7. Beyond a Nature-inspired Lotus Surface: Simple Fabrication Approach Part I. Superhydrophobic and Transparent Biomimetic Glass Part II. Superamphiphobic Web of Nanofibers

By Hyuneui Lim

4051

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8. Learning from Biosilica: Nanostructured Silicas and Their Coatings on Substrates by Programmable Approaches

By Ren-Hua Jin and Jian-Jun Yuan

2878

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9. Biomimetic Fiber-Reinforced Compound Materials

By Tom Masselter and Thomas Speck

3517

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10. Creating Scalable and Addressable Biomimetic Membrane Arrays in Biomedicine

By Jesper Søndergaard Hansen and Claus Hélix Nielsen

1794

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11. Cerasomes: A New Family of Artificial Cell Membranes with Ceramic Surface

By Jun-ichi Kikuchi and Kazuma Yasuhara

2500

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12. Biomimetic Model Membrane Systems Serve as Increasingly Valuable in Vitro Tools

By Mary T. Le, Jennifer K. Litzenberger and Elmar J. Prenner

2343

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13. Biomimetic Membranes as a Tool to Study Competitive Ion-Exchange Processes on Biologically Active Sites

By Beata Paczosa-Bator, Jan Migdalski and Andrzej Lewenstam

1337

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14. Mechanism of Co-salen Biomimetic Catalysis Bleaching of Bamboo Pulp

By Yan-Di Jia and Xue-Fei Zhou

1919

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15. Bioinspired Strategies for Hard Tissue Regeneration

By Anne George and Chun-Chieh Huang

1919

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16. Biomimetics in Bone Cell Mechanotransduction: Understanding Bone’s Response to Mechanical Loading

By Marnie M Saunders

1752

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17. Novel Biomaterials with Parallel Aligned Pore Channels by Directed Ionotropic Gelation of Alginate: Mimicking the Anisotropic Structure of Bone Tissue

By Florian Despang, Rosemarie Dittrich and Michael Gelinsky

2388

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18. Bioinspired and Biomimetic Functional Hybrids as Tools for Regeneration of Orthopedic Interfaces

By Gopal Pande, R. Sravanthi and Renu Kapoor

1886

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19. Advances in Biomimetic Apatite Coating on Metal Implants

By C.Y. Zhao, H.S. Fan and X.D. Zhang

3428

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20. Biomimetic Hydroxyapatite Deposition on Titanium Oxide Surfaces for Biomedical Application

By Wei Xia, Carl Lindahl, Jukka Lausmaa and Håkan Engqvist

4123

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21. Biomimetic Topography: Bioinspired Cell Culture Substrates and Scaffolds

By Lin Wang and Rebecca L. Carrier

3083

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22. Bioengineering the Vocal Fold: A Review of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Applications

By Rebecca S. Bartlett and Susan L. Thibeault

1993

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23. Design, Synthesis and Applications of Retinal-Based Molecular Machines

By Diego Sampedro, Marina Blanco-Lomas, Laura Rivado-Casas and Pedro J. Campos

1591

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24. Development and Experiments of a Bio-inspired Underwater Microrobot with 8 Legs

By Shuxiang Guo, Liwei Shi and Kinji Asaka

1475

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