Synthetic biodegradable polymers for tissue engineering and drug delivery

Jeffrey A. Hubbell

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Abstract

Advances in tissue engineering and drug delivery are often enabled by the development of new biomaterials, designed specifically for such purposes. Advances in synthetic degradable biomaterials that permit in situ transformations from liquid precursors to solid final forms that enable the biomaterial to be directly recognized by the biochemical features of the cells and that make use of novel approaches to material fabrication and self-assembly have been made.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)246-251
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science
Volume3
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1998

Keywords

  • PEG polyethylene glycol

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)

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