15. Antioxidant Polymers for Tuning Biomaterial Biocompatibility: From Drug Delivery to Tissue Engineering

  1. Giuseppe Cirilo and
  2. Francesca Iemma
  1. David Cochran and
  2. Thomas D. Dziubla

Published Online: 7 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118445440.ch15

Antioxidant Polymers: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications

Antioxidant Polymers: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications

How to Cite

Cochran, D. and Dziubla, T. D. (2012) Antioxidant Polymers for Tuning Biomaterial Biocompatibility: From Drug Delivery to Tissue Engineering, in Antioxidant Polymers: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications (eds G. Cirilo and F. Iemma), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118445440.ch15

Editor Information

  1. Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Calabria, Italy

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 JUN 2012
  2. Published Print: 29 MAY 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118208540

Online ISBN: 9781118445440

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Keywords:

  • biomaterials;
  • biocompatibility;
  • oxidative stress;
  • antioxidant therapy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Oxidative Stress in Relation to Biocompatibility

  • Antioxidant Polymers in Drug Delivery

  • Antioxidant Polymers in Anti-cancer Therapies

  • Antioxidant Polymers in Wound Healing and Tissue Engineering

  • Conclusions and Perspectives