By Rui L. Reis,Nuno M. Neves,Joao F. Mano,Manuela E. Gomes,Alexandra P. Marques,Helena S. Azevedo
The first a part of the ebook reports the assets, processing and houses of natural-based polymers for biomedical functions. half describes how the surfaces of polymer-based biomaterials might be converted to enhance their performance. The 3rd a part of the booklet discusses using natural-based polymers for biodegradable scaffolds and hydrogels in tissue engineering. development in this origin, half 4 appears to be like on the specific use of natural-gelling polymers for encapsulation, tissue engineering and regenerative medication. The penultimate crew of chapters reports using natural-based polymers as supply structures for medications, hormones, enzymes and development components. the ultimate a part of the e-book summarises examine at the key factor of biocompatibility.
Natural-based polymers for biomedical purposes is a typical reference for biomedical engineers, these learning and learning during this very important sector, and the clinical community.
- Examines the assets, processing and houses of usual dependent polymers for biomedical applications
- Explains how the surfaces of polymer established biomaterials will be changed to enhance their functionality
- Discusses using common established polymers for hydrogels in tissue engineering, and particularly usual gelling polymers for encapsulation and regenerative medicine