Bioresorbable Polymers for Biomedical Applications. From by Giuseppe Perale, Jöns Hilborn

By Giuseppe Perale, Jöns Hilborn

Bioresorbable Polymers for Biomedical functions: From basics to Translational Medicine presents readers with an summary of bioresorbable polymeric fabrics within the biomedical box. an invaluable source for fabrics scientists in and academia, delivering info at the basics and issues, synthesis and processing, and the medical and R and D purposes of bioresorbable polymers for biomedical applications.

  • Focuses on biomedical purposes of bioresorbable polymers
  • Features a finished variety of themes together with basics, synthesis, processing, and applications
  • Provides balanced assurance of the sector with contributions from academia and industry
  • Includes scientific and R and D purposes of bioresorbable polymers for biomedical applications

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However, because of their immunogenicity responses and poor mechanical properties, only a small number of poly(gsubstituted glutamates) possess interesting performances. Several efforts were made to obtain “amino acidederived polymers with modified backbone” to achieve adequate physicomechanical properties. On the basis of structural configuration, these materials can be classified into different subcategories: synthetic polymers with amino acid side chains, copolymers of amino acid and noneamino acid monomer, block 22 Bioresorbable Polymers for Biomedical Applications copolymers containing peptides or poly(amino acid) blocks, and pseudo-poly(amino acids).

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