Chapter 16. Cell-Based Nanocomposites and Biomolecules for Bone Tissue Engineering

  1. Bikramjit Basu6,
  2. Dhirendra S. Katti7 and
  3. Ashok Kumar7
  1. Michelle Ngiam1,
  2. Susan Liao2,3,
  3. Casey Chan2,3 and
  4. S. Ramakrishna2,4,5

Published Online: 6 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470891315.ch16

Advanced Biomaterials: Fundamentals, Processing, and Applications

Advanced Biomaterials: Fundamentals, Processing, and Applications

How to Cite

Ngiam, M., Liao, S., Chan, C. and Ramakrishna, S. (2009) Cell-Based Nanocomposites and Biomolecules for Bone 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.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 6

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

  2. 7

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    National University of Singapore (NUS), Graduate Program in Bioengineering, NUS Graduate School (NGS) for Integrative Sciences and Engineering, Center for Life Sciences (CeLS), Singapore

  2. 2

    Division of Bioengineering, Faculty of Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore

  3. 3

    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore

  4. 4

    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore

  5. 5

    National University of Singapore (NUS) Nanoscience & Nanotechnology Initiative, Singapore

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:

  • cell-based nanocomposites and biomolecules - bone tissue engineering;
  • bone grafts - healthy bone tissue is harvested from the patient;
  • sources of stem cells - bone tissue engineering increasing osteogenic differentiation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Bone Grafts

  • Types of Materials for Bone Applications

  • Sources of Stem Cells Used for Bone Tissue Engineering to Increase Osteogenic Differentiation

  • Current Perspective

  • Conclusion

  • References