Chapter 14. Design of Supermacroporous Biomaterials via Gelation at Subzero Temperatures—Cryogelation

  1. Bikramjit Basu3,
  2. Dhirendra S. Katti4 and
  3. Ashok Kumar4
  1. Fatima M. Plieva1,
  2. Ashok Kumar4,
  3. Igor Yu. Galaev2 and
  4. Bo Mattiasson2

Published Online: 6 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470891315.ch14

Advanced Biomaterials: Fundamentals, Processing, and Applications

Advanced Biomaterials: Fundamentals, Processing, and Applications

How to Cite

Plieva, F. M., Kumar, A., Galaev, I. Yu. and Mattiasson, B. (2009) Design of Supermacroporous Biomaterials via Gelation at Subzero Temperatures—Cryogelation, in Advanced Biomaterials: Fundamentals, Processing, and Applications (eds B. Basu, D. S. Katti and A. Kumar), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470891315.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur-208016, UP, India

  2. 4

    Department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur-208016, UP, India

Author Information

  1. 1

    Protista Biotechnology AB, SE-22370 Lund, Sweden and Department of Biotechnology, Center for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Lund University, SE–22100 Lund, Sweden

  2. 2

    Department of Biotechnology, Center for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Lund University, SE–22100 Lund, Sweden

  3. 4

    Department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur-208016, UP, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470193402

Online ISBN: 9780470891315

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Keywords:

  • supermacroporous biomaterials design via cryogelation, gelation at subzero temperatures;
  • preparation of supermacroporous biomaterials - cryogelation technique;
  • preparation of macroporous gels (MGs) from different gel precursors

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview

  • Introduction

  • Preparation of Supermacroporous Biomaterials through Cryogelation Technique

  • Preparation of Macroporous Gels (MGs) from Different Gel Precursors

  • Characterization of MGs

  • Biomedical Application of MGs

  • Conclusion and Outlook

  • Acknowledgments

  • References