Impact factor quantifies the journal average number of citations for articles published in particular year. It specifies the importance of the journal within the scope of the field. Authors prefer to publish their work in highest impact factor journal. Generally impact factor is calculated annually, that instantly rate the performance of the journal. The average number of citations per article in journal for 2 proceeding years.
Tissue engineers developed the strategy of repairing or replacing injured or diseased tissue in the human body. It aims at combining the cells with scaffolding materials invivo, in order to generate functional tissue structure. Tissue engineering came in to live action after emerging biomaterials designing and development of combining biologically active molecules, scaffolds, cells, into structured functional tissues. It mainly aims in assembling functional constructs that restore, maintain, or improve damaged tissues or organs. Artificial skin and cartilage are examples of tissue engineered products.
Last date updated on July, 2014