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Rensselaer Catalog 2008-2009 
Rensselaer Catalog 2008-2009 [Archived Catalog]

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BMED 6500 - Mechanobiology

Mechanical regulation of biological systems will be discussed. Topics include principles and concepts of mechanobiology; embryogenesis and histogenesis of tissues with particular references to skeletal system; physical forces at cellular, tissue and organ level; mechanical regulation of cellular behavior, tissue growth, and organ development; limits of mechanical regulation; biochemical influences; application of mechanobiology to tissue regeneration.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: BMED 4540 or ENGR 2530 with permission from the instructor.

When Offered: Graduate course; spring semester, alternate years.

Credit Hours: 3

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