Stock Image

Mechanobiology: Cartilage and Chondrocyte [Biomedical and Health Research, Volume 42]

Stoltz, J.-F., ed.

0 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 1586030515 / ISBN 13: 9781586030513
Published by IOS Press, Amsterdam / Washington, D.C, 2000
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Tiber Books (Cockeysville, MD, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since September 17, 1997 Seller Rating 4-star rating

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 56.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

. . . . 4to, hardcover. No dj. Vg+ condition. Prev. owner's name-label neatly removed from cover, exterior mildly rubbed, contents bright & clean, binding tight. 190 pp., illus. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Mechanobiology of Cartilage and Chondrocyte; book ed. of the journal Biorheology, Vol. 37, No. 1-2 (2000). Bookseller Inventory # 1060614.09

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Mechanobiology: Cartilage and Chondrocyte [...

Publisher: IOS Press, Amsterdam / Washington, D.C

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

About this title

Synopsis:

Until the '90s, research in Biomechanics and Biorheology mainly focussed on tissues and cell priorities, so as to identify the bioclinical problems linked to the rheology properties of cells and tissues or to develop substitutes. Advances in molecular biology and new knowledge in cellular biology over the last ten years have given access to a more physiological approach to the effects of stress on cells and tissues. All cells and tissues in the body are constantly exposed to physical forces and these forces can influence the biological behaviour of cells and hence affect gene expression, phenotype, paracrine or autocrine factor secretion and metabolism. These mechanically-induced cellular alterations may constitute major factors affecting the physiological and pathological condition of the organism. This new approach could be called Mechanobiology because it requires, in parallel with theoretical concept development at the cellular level, the use of molecular biology methods to identify the various steps or stages whereby changes are brought about by the mechanical forces permanently applied to cells and tissue. This book focuses on cartilage and chondrocytes, which are the cells particularly subject to wide range pressure stress.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Tiber Books is an internet merchant with over 35 years of bookselling experience -- we've been offering our holdings online for nearly 20 years now. The majority of our inventory is scholarly non-fiction in both the sciences and the humanities, but we also carry an increasing selection of additional material in Americana, Art, History of Science and Technology, Regional U.S. History, Religion, and many other subjects. You can search our inventory by author and/or title. However, we also understand the need to browse by subject matter, and therefore make extensive use of Keywords in listing each of our books. You should have good results if you experiment with Keyword searches of our inventory. We also include a book's ISBN (if it has one), so if you'd like to search by ISBN, please use ABE's Advanced Search menu -- omit the dashes from the number when searching by ISBN. Enjoy browsing!

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

All books are subject to prior sale. Maryland residents, add 6% sales tax. RETURNS are accepted within 2 weeks for any reason; please notify us in advance so that we'll know to expect the book.

We pack all books in bubble-wrap, and ship in a sturdy cardboard box (except in the case of standardized Priority Mail and Global Priority Airmail envelopes for international shipments).

Contact Information: William Drain, P.O. Box 105, Cockeysville, MD 21030
Email: info@tiberbooks.com
Phone: (410)627-778...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

SHIPPING RATES:

Within the U.S.: $4.00 via 4th class Media Mail; $7.00 for Priority Mail
Internationally: US$ 28.00 for Airmail to most destinations; US$ 20.00 to Canada

PLEASE NOTE: Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2. LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know that extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order PayPal