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BE.441 Biomaterials-Tissue Interactions, Fall 2003

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dc.contributor.author Spector, Myron
dc.contributor.author Yannas, Ioannis V.
dc.coverage.temporal Fall 2003
dc.date.accessioned 2007-03-19T13:13:26Z
dc.date.available 2007-03-19T13:13:26Z
dc.date.issued 2003-12
dc.identifier BE.441-Fall2003
dc.identifier.other BE.441
dc.identifier.other IMSCP-MD5-2928897000fc4bb49c2b6cd9be50d522
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/36852
dc.description.abstract Principles of materials science and cell biology underlying the design of medical implants, artificial organs, and matrices for tissue engineering. Methods for biomaterials surface characterization and analysis of protein adsorption on biomaterials. Molecular and cellular interactions with biomaterials are analyzed in terms of unit cell processes, such as matrix synthesis, degradation, and contraction. Mechanisms underlying wound healing and tissue remodeling following implantation in various organs. Tissue and organ regeneration. Design of implants and prostheses based on control of biomaterials-tissue interactions. Comparative analysis of intact, biodegradable, and bioreplaceable implants by reference to case studies. Criteria for restoration of physiological function for tissues and organs. en
dc.language.iso en-US
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dc.subject medical implants en
dc.subject artificial organs en
dc.subject tissue engineering en
dc.subject matrix en
dc.subject biomaterials en
dc.subject protein adsorption en
dc.subject unit cell process en
dc.subject wound healing en
dc.subject tissue remodeling en
dc.subject tissue regeneration en
dc.subject organ regeneration en
dc.subject prosthesis en
dc.subject biodegradable en
dc.subject bioreplaceable implants en
dc.subject BE.441 en
dc.subject 2.79J en
dc.subject 3.96J en
dc.subject HST.522J en
dc.subject 2.79 en
dc.subject 3.96 en
dc.subject HST.522 en
dc.title BE.441 Biomaterials-Tissue Interactions, Fall 2003 en
dc.title.alternative Biomaterials-Tissue Interactions en
dc.audience.educationlevel Graduate
dc.subject.cip 260210 en
dc.subject.cip Biochemistry/Biophysics and Molecular Biology en


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