Cell-derived Matrices, Part A, Volume 156, provides a detailed description and step-by-step methods surrounding the use of three-dimensional cell-derived matrices for tissue engineering applications. Biochemical, biophysical and cell biological approaches are presented, along with sample results. Specific chapters cover Anisotropic cell-derived matrices with controlled 3D architecture, Generation of functional fluorescently-labelled cell-derived matrices by means of genetically-modified fibroblasts, Bi-layered cell-derived matrices, Engineering clinically-relevant cell-derived matrices using primary fibroblasts, Decellularized matrices for bioprinting applications, and much more.
- Contains contributions from leading experts in the field from across the globe
- Covers a wide array of topics on the use of cell-derived matrices for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine applications
- Includes relevant, analysis-based topics, such as quantification of the mechanical properties, decellularization protocols, and innovative matrix engineering methods