Special Issue "Biodegradability of Materials"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 July 2009)
Prof. Dr. Vladimir P. Torchilin
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Mugar Building, Rm 312, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02129, USA
Phone: +617 373 3206
Fax: +617 373 7509
Interests: Drug carriers, Drug delivery sytems, Drug targeting, Liposomes, Micelles, Experimental cancer immunology, Imaging agents
Dr. Naozumi Teramoto
Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Chiba Institute of Technology 2-17-1, Tsudanuma, Narashino, Chiba 275-0016, Japan
Phone: +81 47 478 0406
Fax: +81 47 478 0439
Interests: biomaterial; bio-based polymer; bioplastics; biodegradable polymer; biopolymer; composite material comprising a polymer matrix
To protect environment, the biodegradable materials have great advantage. However, sometimes, for material stability, biodegradation is a problem, for example, the biomedical materials.
Related Special Issues in other Journals
- Biodegradability of Materials in the Int. J. Mol. Sci.
- Biodegradability and Environmental Sciences in the Int. J. Environ. Res. Pub. Health
- Biodegradation: Organic, Medicinal and Analytical Chemistry in Molecules
All papers should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org. To be published continuously until the deadline and papers will be listed together at the special issue website.
Submitted papers should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere. All papers are refereed through a peer-review process. A guide for authors is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Materials is an international peer-reviewed quarterly journal published by MDPI. Review manuscripts: Before writing their manuscripts, potential authors of review articles should forward the title and a short abstract to email@example.com. We will then provide feedback on the suitability of the topic.
Article Processing Charges (APC)
Article Processing Charges (APC) will be waived for well prepared manuscripts of invited papers. For the first two volumes of this new journal the APC are of 300 CHF (or 550 CHF per paper for those papers that require extensive additional formatting and/or English corrections).
biodegradable polymers, organics or materials
Materials 2009, 2(1), 76-94; doi:10.3390/ma2010076
Received: 6 February 2009; in revised form: 19 February 2009 / Accepted: 20 February 2009 / Published: 23 February 2009| Download PDF Full-text (162 KB)
Materials 2009, 2(1), 181-206; doi:10.3390/ma2010181
Received: 4 February 2009; in revised form: 5 March 2009 / Accepted: 12 March 2009 / Published: 16 March 2009| Download PDF Full-text (187 KB)
Review: Biodegradable Polymers
Materials 2009, 2(2), 307-344; doi:10.3390/ma2020307
Received: 25 February 2009; in revised form: 25 March 2009 / Accepted: 30 March 2009 / Published: 1 April 2009| Download PDF Full-text (222 KB)
Materials 2009, 2(2), 353-373; doi:10.3390/ma2020353
Received: 28 February 2009; in revised form: 3 April 2009 / Accepted: 9 April 2009 / Published: 16 April 2009| Download PDF Full-text (366 KB)
Materials 2009, 2(3), 911-925; doi:10.3390/ma2030911
Received: 25 July 2009; in revised form: 3 August 2009 / Accepted: 6 August 2009 / Published: 10 August 2009| Download PDF Full-text (423 KB)
Materials 2009, 2(3), 1104-1126; doi:10.3390/ma2031104
Received: 15 July 2009; in revised form: 19 August 2009 / Accepted: 24 August 2009 / Published: 28 August 2009| Download PDF Full-text (1667 KB)
Last update: 17 January 2013