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Biomaterials : The Intersection of Biology and Materials Science,9780130097101
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Biomaterials : The Intersection of Biology and Materials Science

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1st
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9780130097101

ISBN10:
0130097101
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/2/2008
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
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Summary

Intended for use in an introductory course on biomaterials, taught primarily in departments of biomedical engineering. The book covers classes of materials commonly used in biomedical applications, followed by coverage of the biocompatibility of those materials with the biological environment. Finally, it covers some in-depth applications of biomaterials. It does all of this with an overall emphasis on tissue engineering.

Author Biography

Johnna S. Temenoff and Antonios G. Mikos, co-authors of Biomaterials: The Intersection of Biology and Materials Science, have been chosen to receive the 2010 Meriam/Wiley Distinguished Author Award from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). This marks the first time that authors of a biomedical engineering textbook have been recognized with this award.

Table of Contents

Materials for Biomedical Applications
1-1
Introduction to biomaterials
1-2
Important definitions
1-2
History and current status of the field
1-4
Future directions
1-7
Biological response to biomaterials
1-8
Biomaterial product testing and FDA approval
1-10
Types of biomaterials
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