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Mechanobiology of Bone Development and Computational Simulations

Chen, Gongfa, Schuetz, Michael, & Pearcy, Mark (2010) Mechanobiology of Bone Development and Computational Simulations. In Bronner, Felix, Farach-Carson, Mary C., & Roach, H.I (Trudy) (Eds.) Bone and Development. Springer, London, pp. 279-295.

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Abstract

Bone is important because it provides the skeleton structural integrity and enables movement and locomotion. Its development and morphology follow its function. It adapts to changes of mechanical loading and has the ability to repair itself after damage or fracture. The processes of bone development, bone adaptation, and bone regeneration in fracture healing are regulated, in part, by mechanical stimuli that result when the bone is loaded.

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ID Code: 28190
Item Type: Book Chapter
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Keywords: Bone, Mechanobiology, Biomechanics
DOI: 10.1007/978-1-84882-822-3_17
ISBN: 9781848828216
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > MEDICAL PHYSIOLOGY (111600)
Divisions: Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Past > Institutes > Institute for Sustainable Resources
Deposited On: 02 Nov 2009 15:54
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2013 12:45

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