Chapter 11. Development and Application of Naturally Renewable Scaffold Materials for Bone Tissue Engineering

  1. Lucian A. Lucia2,3 and
  2. Orlando J. Rojas2
  1. Seth D. McCullen1,
  2. Ariel D. Hanson1,
  3. Lucian A. Lucia2,3 and
  4. Elizabeth G. Loboa1

Published Online: 21 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444307474.ch11

The Nanoscience and Technology of Renewable Biomaterials

The Nanoscience and Technology of Renewable Biomaterials

How to Cite

McCullen, S. D., Hanson, A. D., Lucia, L. A. and Loboa, E. G. (2009) Development and Application of Naturally Renewable Scaffold Materials for Bone Tissue Engineering, in The Nanoscience and Technology of Renewable Biomaterials (eds L. A. Lucia and O. J. Rojas), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444307474.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Forest Biomaterials, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Wood and Paper Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, UNC-Chapel Hill & North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Forest Biomaterials, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Wood and Paper Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 25 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405167864

Online ISBN: 9781444307474

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Keywords:

  • tissue engineering based therapies;
  • bone tissue engineering and implantable substitutes;
  • Bone Tissue Engineering (BTE);
  • extracellular matrix (ECM);
  • fibrous proteins and α-helix, β-sheet, triple helix, and random coil;
  • natural renewable materials in BTE;
  • naturally occurring fibrous protein materials in BTE;
  • BMP-2 and status quo promoting bone formation in vivo

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Natural Renewable Materials for Bone Tissue Engineering (BTE)

  • Bone Background

  • Conclusions and Future Directions

  • References