Bioprinting of three-dimensional tissues and organ constructs

Young Joon Seol, James J. Yoo, Anthony Atala

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Abstract

Three-dimensional (3D) bioprinting technology has been utilized as a method to engineer complex tissues and organs. This rapidly growing technology allows for precise placement of multiple types of cells, biomaterials, and biomolecules in spatially predefined locations within 3D structures. Many researchers are focusing on the further development of bioprinting technology and its applications. In this chapter, we introduce the general principles and limitations of widely used bioprinting systems and applications for tissue and organ regeneration. In addition, the current challenges facing the clinical applications of bioprinting technology are addressed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEssentials of 3D Biofabrication and Translation
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages283-292
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9780128010150, 9780128009727
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 7 2015
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Bioprinting
  • Extrusion-based bioprinting
  • Jetting-based bioprinting
  • Regenerative medicine
  • Tissue engineering

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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    Seol, Y. J., Yoo, J. J., & Atala, A. (2015). Bioprinting of three-dimensional tissues and organ constructs. In Essentials of 3D Biofabrication and Translation (pp. 283-292). Elsevier Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-800972-7.00016-5