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Chitin and Chitosan for Regenerative Medicine

  • Pradip KumarĀ Dutta

Part of the Springer Series on Polymer and Composite Materials book series (SSPCM)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Focus on Tissue Engineering

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Aiswaria Padmanabhan, Lakshmi S. Nair
      Pages 3-40
    3. Xuezhou Li, Jianxun Ding, Xiuli Zhuang, Fei Chang, Jincheng Wang, Xuesi Chen
      Pages 61-82
    4. M. Nivedhitha Sundaram, S. Deepthi, R. Jayakumar
      Pages 99-121
    5. Arun Kumar Mahanta, Pralay Maiti
      Pages 123-149
  3. Focus on Therapeutics, Functionalization and Computer Aided Techniques

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 191-191
    2. D. Archana, Pradip Kumar Dutta, Joydeep Dutta
      Pages 193-227
    3. Ankit Saneja, Chetan Nehate, Noor Alam, Prem N. Gupta
      Pages 229-259
    4. Madhu Kashyap, D. Archana, Alok Semwal, Joydeep Dutta, Pradip Kumar Dutta
      Pages 261-277
    5. Tanvi Jain, Hridyesh Kumar, Pradip Kumar Dutta
      Pages 279-295
    6. Nitin Sahai, Tanvi Jain, Sushil Kumar, Pradip Kumar Dutta
      Pages 351-388
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 389-389

About this book

Introduction

The book is an excellent reference for scientists, researchers and students working in the field of areas of biopolymeric biomaterials, biomedical engineering, therapeutics, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. The book is divided into two parts: Part I will focus on the tissue engineering and Part II focuses on therapeutics, functionalization and computer-aided techniques. The book consists of 13 chapters contributed by 20 international contributors who are leading experts in the field of biopolymers and its applications. It will focus on the advancements of chitin and chitosan in regenerative medicine. 

Regenerative medicine in tissue engineering is the process of replacing or regenerating human cells, tissues, or organs to restore or establish normal function. It is an incredibly progressive field of medicine that may, in the near future, help with the shortage of life-saving organs available through donation for transplantation vis-a-vis regenerative medicine focuses on therapeutics, functionalization and computer-aided techniques.

It also covers physical and chemical aspects of chitin and chitosan, structural modifications for biomedical applications, chitosan based scaffolds and biomodelling in tissue engineering, nanomedicines and therapeutic applications. With the broad range of applications, the world is waiting for biopolymers to serve as the basis for regenerative medicine and biomedical applications.

Keywords

Bioglycopolymers Chitin Hydrogels Chitosan-based Hydrogels Chitosan-based Scaffolds Modified Polysaccharides Polymer-based Biomaterials Quantum Dots Regenerative Medicine Tissue Engineering Wound Healing Material

Editors and affiliations

  • Pradip KumarĀ Dutta
    • 1
  1. 1.ChemistryMN National Institute of TechnologyAllahabadIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-81-322-2511-9
  • Copyright Information Springer India 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, New Delhi
  • eBook Packages Chemistry and Materials Science
  • Print ISBN 978-81-322-2510-2
  • Online ISBN 978-81-322-2511-9
  • Series Print ISSN 2364-1878
  • Series Online ISSN 2364-1886
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