By Jessica Amber Jennings, Joel David Bumgardner
Chitosan dependent Biomaterials: Tissue Engineering and Therapeutics, quantity 2, provides the newest info on chitosan, a average polymer derived from the marine fabric chitin. Chitosan monitors precise homes, such a lot significantly biocompatibility and biodegradability. it could possibly even be simply tuned to switch its constitution or houses, making chitosan a very good candidate as a biomaterial. for this reason, chitosan is being built for plenty of biomedical capabilities, starting from tissue engineering and implant coatings to drug and gene supply. This e-book presents readers with an entire insurance of the functions of chitosan-based biomaterials.
- Presents particular concentrate on tissue engineering and therapeutics
- Provides entire therapy of all biomaterial purposes of chitosan
- Contains contributions via best researchers with vast adventure within the material
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Traditionally, there were a limited number of different ceramics and polymers that could be used in medical applications, which hindered the versatility of the constructs that were prepared. The ability to tailor a polymeric material to gain control over mechanical, chemical, and degradation properties introduces a new level of customization. Synthetic polymers have been extensively investigated for a wide range of applications, as polymers can be designed and synthesized with properties required for the end use (Laurencin and Khan, 2012).
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Chitosan Based Biomaterials Volume 2. Tissue Engineering and Therapeutics by Jessica Amber Jennings, Joel David Bumgardner