Preface. List of Abbreviations. PART I: CELL CULTURE. 1. Basic Principles of Cell Culture (R. Freshney). 2. Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Tissue Engineering (D. Lennon & A. Caplan). 3. Human Embryonic Stem cell Culture for Tissue Engineering (S. Levenberg, et al.). 4. Cell Sources for Cartilage Tissue Engineering (B. Johnstone, et al.). 5. Lipid-Mediated Gene Transfer for Cartilage Tissue Engineering (H. Madry). PART II: TISSUE ENGINEERING. 6. Tissue Engineering: Basic Considerations (G. Vunjak-Novakovic). 7. Tissue Engineering of Articular Cartilage (K. Masuda & R. Sah). 8. Ligament Tissue Engineering (J. Chen, et al.). 9. Cellular Photoencapsulation in Hydrogels (J. Elisseeff, et al.). 10. Tissue Engineering Human Skeletal Muscle for Clinical Applications (J. Shansky, et al.). 11. Engineered Heart Tissue (T. Eschenhagen & W. Zimmermann). 12. Tissue-Engineered Blood Vessels (R. Klinger & L. Niklason). 13. Tissue Engineering of Bone (S. Hofmann, et al.). 14. Culture of Neuroendocrine and Neuronal Cells for Tissue Engineering (P. Lelkes, et al.). 15. Tissue Engineering of the Liver (G. Underhill, et al.). Suppliers List. Glossary. Index.
GORDANA VUNJAK-NOVAKOVIC, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University, New York. She is the author of more than 125 papers and twenty-five book chapters on biotechnology, biomechanics, orthopedics, and tissue engineering. R. IAN FRESHNEY, PhD, is Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Oncology and Applied Pharmacolgy at the University of Glasgow. He is the author or editor of numerous books and a world-renowned expert on cell culture technique.
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