Chapter 13. Designing Nanofibrous Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering

  1. Bikramjit Basu1,
  2. Dhirendra S. Katti2 and
  3. Ashok Kumar2
  1. Neha Arya,
  2. Poonam Sharma and
  3. Dhirendra S. Katti

Published Online: 6 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470891315.ch13

Advanced Biomaterials: Fundamentals, Processing, and Applications

Advanced Biomaterials: Fundamentals, Processing, and Applications

How to Cite

Arya, N., Sharma, P. and Katti, D. S. (2009) Designing Nanofibrous Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering, in Advanced Biomaterials: Fundamentals, Processing, and Applications (eds B. Basu, D. S. Katti and A. Kumar), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470891315.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur-208016, UP, India

  2. 2

    Department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur-208016, UP, India

Author Information

  1. Department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur-208016, UP, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470193402

Online ISBN: 9780470891315

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Keywords:

  • designing nanofibrous scaffolds for tissue engineering;
  • methods of nanofibrous scaffold synthesis - novel fabrication techniques developed;
  • tissue engineering - electrospun nanofibrous scaffolds

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview

  • Introduction

  • Methods of Nanofibrous Scaffold Synthesis

  • Polymers Used for Synthesizing Nanofibrous Structures Using the Electrospinning Technique

  • Tissue Engineering Using Electrospun Nanofibrous Scaffolds

  • Conclusions and Future Directions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References