Biology and Engineering of Stem Cell Niches, Paperback / softback Book

Biology and Engineering of Stem Cell Niches Paperback / softback

Edited by Ajaykumar Vishwakarma, Jeffrey M. Karp


Biology and Engineering of Stem Cell Niches covers a wide spectrum of research and current knowledge on embryonic and adult stem cell niches, focusing on the understanding of stem cell niche molecules and signaling mechanisms, including cell-cell/cell-matrix interactions. The book comprehensively reviews factors regulating stem cell behavior and the corresponding approaches for understanding the subsequent effect of providing the proper matrix molecules, mechanical cues, and/or chemical cues.

It encompasses a variety of tools and techniques for developing biomaterials-based methods to model synthetic stem cell niches in vivo, or to enhance and direct stem cell fate in vitro. A final section of the book discusses stem cell niche bioengineering strategies and current advances in each tissue type.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 642 pages
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Molecular biology
  • ISBN: 9780128027349



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