Cyclodextrin-Polypyrrole Coatings of Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering
AbstractPolypyrrole is one of the most investigated conductive polymers used for tissue engineering applications because of its advantageous properties and the ability to promote different cell types’ adhesion and proliferation. Together with β-cyclodextrin, which is capable of accommodating helpful biomolecules in its cavity, it would make a perfect couple for use as a scaffold for tissue engineering. Such scaffolds were prepared by the polymerisation of 6-(pyrrol-3-yl)hexanoic acid on polycaprolactone microfibres with subsequent attachment of β-cyclodextrin on the polypyrrole layer. The materials were deeply characterised by several physical and spectroscopic techniques. Testing of the cyclodextrin enriched composite scaffold revealed its better performance in in vitro experiments compared with pristine polycaprolactone or polypyrrole covered polycaprolactone scaffolds. View Full-Text
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Lukášek, J.; Hauzerová, Š.; Havlíčková, K.; Strnadová, K.; Mašek, K.; Stuchlík, M.; Stibor, I.; Jenčová, V.; Řezanka, M. Cyclodextrin-Polypyrrole Coatings of Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering. Polymers 2019, 11, 459.
Lukášek J, Hauzerová Š, Havlíčková K, Strnadová K, Mašek K, Stuchlík M, Stibor I, Jenčová V, Řezanka M. Cyclodextrin-Polypyrrole Coatings of Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering. Polymers. 2019; 11(3):459.Chicago/Turabian Style
Lukášek, Jan; Hauzerová, Šárka; Havlíčková, Kristýna; Strnadová, Kateřina; Mašek, Karel; Stuchlík, Martin; Stibor, Ivan; Jenčová, Věra; Řezanka, Michal. 2019. "Cyclodextrin-Polypyrrole Coatings of Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering." Polymers 11, no. 3: 459.
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