Poly(α-hydroxy Acids)-Based Cell Microcarriers
AbstractBiodegradable poly(α-hydroxyacids) have gained increasing interest in the biomedical field for their use as cell microcarriers thanks to their biodegradability, biocompatibility, tunable mechanical properties/degradation rates and processability. The synthesis of these poly(α-hydroxyacids) can be finely controlled to yield (co)polymers of desired mechanical properties and degradation rates. On the other hand, by simple emulsion-solvent evaporation techniques, microspheres of controlled size and size distribution can be fabricated. The resulting microspheres can be further surface-modified to enhance cell adhesion and proliferation. As a result of this process, biodegradable microcarriers with advanced functionalities and surface properties that can be directly employed as injectable cell microcarriers are obtained. View Full-Text
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Larrañaga, A.; Sarasua, J.-R. Poly(α-hydroxy Acids)-Based Cell Microcarriers. Appl. Sci. 2016, 6, 436.
Larrañaga A, Sarasua J-R. Poly(α-hydroxy Acids)-Based Cell Microcarriers. Applied Sciences. 2016; 6(12):436.Chicago/Turabian Style
Larrañaga, Aitor; Sarasua, Jose-Ramon. 2016. "Poly(α-hydroxy Acids)-Based Cell Microcarriers." Appl. Sci. 6, no. 12: 436.
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