Editor: Mehdi Razavi

Series Title: Frontiers in Biomaterials

Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering

Volume 4

eBook: US $39 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $138
Printed Copy: US $119
Library License: US $156
ISSN: 2468-0168 (Print)
ISSN: 2352-3921 (Online)
ISBN: 978-1-68108-537-1 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-68108-536-4 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2017
DOI: 10.2174/97816810853641170401


This volume reviews the published knowledge about bioactive composites, protein scaffolds and hydrogels. Chapters also detail the production parameters and clarify the evaluation protocol for analysis or testing and scaffolding biomaterials. The volume concludes with a summary of applications of porous scaffold in medicine. Each chapter links basic scientific and engineering concepts to practical applications for the benefit of the reader.

The text offers a wealth of information that will be of use to all students, bioengineers, materials scientists, chemists, physicians and surgeons concerned with the properties, performance, and the application of tissue engineering scaffolds in clinical settings.


- Pp. i-ii (2)
Julian R. Jones
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- Pp. iii
Mehdi Razavi
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List of Contributors

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Synthetic Biopolymers

- Pp. 1-48 (48)
Mahdis Hesami
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Polymer-Based Biocomposites

- Pp. 49-89 (41)
Yasemin Budama-Kilinc, Rabia Cakir-Koc, Ilke Kurt, Kubra Gozutok, Busra Ozkan, Burcu Ozkan, Ibrahim Isildak
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Bioactive ACP-Based Polymeric Biocomposites

- Pp. 90-142 (53)
Drago Skrtic, Joseph M. Antonucci
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Hydrogels: Types, Structure, Properties, and Applications

- Pp. 143-169 (27)
Amirsalar Khandan, Hossein Jazayeri, Mina D. Fahmy, Mehdi Razavi
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Metallic Scaffolds

- Pp. 170-194 (25)
Mehdi Razavi
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Gradient Fabrication

- Pp. 195-215 (21)
Nasim Kiaie, Mehdi Razavi
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In Vivo and In Vitro Experiments for the Evaluation of Porous Biomaterials

- Pp. 216-243 (28)
Rabia Cakir-Koc, Yasemin Budama-Kilinc, Burak Ozdemir, Zeynep Kaya, Mehtap Sert, Neslinur Ozcelik
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Immune Aspects of Scaffold Design

- Pp. 244-255 (12)
Nasrin Mokhtari, Hamidreza Mokhtari, Mehdi Razavi
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Future Perspectives of Porous Scaffolds

- Pp. 256-273 (18)
Farnaz Naghizadeh
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Subject Index

- Pp. 274-289 (16)
Mehdi Razavi
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.Bioderived Materials: Harnessing Nature for Advanced Biochemical Handiwork.
.Biomaterial Fabrication Techniques.
.Unfolding the Biopolymer Landscape.