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The University of Maine    
 
    
 
  Nov 22, 2017
 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BEN 402 - Biomaterials and the Cellular Interface


The course is focused on the application of bioengineering principles to the design, testing, and use of biomaterials.  The critical properties of materials such as those used for fabrication of biocompatible implanted devices, surgical materials and diagnostic tests will be examined.  The course will address the contribution of cell-surface interactions, tissue compatibility, physical stability, and other parameters to the identification of design constraints.

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: A C- or better in BEN 201, BEN 202 and BMB 280 and CHY 251

Course Typically Offered: Fall

Credits: 3