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By Jessica Amber Jennings, Joel David Bumgardner

Chitosan established Biomaterials: Tissue Engineering and Therapeutics, quantity 2, provides the newest info on chitosan, a traditional polymer derived from the marine fabric chitin. Chitosan screens specific homes, such a lot significantly biocompatibility and biodegradability. it may even be simply tuned to switch its constitution or houses, making chitosan an exceptional candidate as a biomaterial. as a result, chitosan is being constructed for lots of biomedical services, starting from tissue engineering and implant coatings to drug and gene supply. This booklet offers readers with a whole insurance of the functions of chitosan-based biomaterials.

  • Presents particular concentrate on tissue engineering and therapeutics
  • Provides entire remedy of all biomaterial purposes of chitosan
  • Contains contributions via top researchers with huge event within the material

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Tissue engineering aims not only to speed up the recovery process after these injuries are sustained but also to improve the mobility and functionality that the individual would otherwise be left with after the injury. Advancements in the past few decades have shifted the aim of tissue engineering away from just repairing damaged tissue and toward regenerating complex tissues and organ systems. The term regenerative engineering reflects this shift and entails the convergence of advanced materials sciences, stem cell sciences, physics, developmental biology, and clinical translation for the regeneration of complex tissues and organ systems (Laurencin and Khan, 2012; Laurencin and Nair, 2015, 2016).

Due to its aqueous solubility, chitosan has been extensively investigated to develop hydrogels (see Chapter 12 of volume 1 for production of chitosan hydrogels). , 2014).

Coated interpenetrating blend microparticles of chitosan and guar gum for controlled release of isoniazid. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 52, 6399–6409. , 2009. Synthesis, characterization, cytotoxicity and antibacterial studies of chitosan, O-carboxymethyl and N, O-carboxymethyl chitosan nanoparticles. Carbohydrate Polymers 78, 672–677. , 2008a. Preparation and in-vitro release of chlorothiazide novel pH-sensitive chitosan-N, N′-dimethylacrylamide semi-interpenetrating network microspheres.

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