18. Polymers in Tissue Engineering

  1. Prof. Dr. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski2,
  2. Prof. Dr. Yves Gnanou3 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Ludwik Leibler4,5
  1. Jeffrey A. Hubbell

Published Online: 23 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527631421.ch65

Macromolecular Engineering: Precise Synthesis, Materials Properties, Applications

Macromolecular Engineering: Precise Synthesis, Materials Properties, Applications

How to Cite

Hubbell, J. A. (2007) Polymers in Tissue Engineering, in Macromolecular Engineering: Precise Synthesis, Materials Properties, Applications (eds K. Matyjaszewski, Y. Gnanou and L. Leibler), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527631421.ch65

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Chemistry, 4400 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA

  2. 3

    Université Bordeaux 1, Laboratoire de Chimie des Polymères Organiques, ENSCPB, 16 avenue Pey-Berland, 33607 Pessac, France

  3. 4

    Matière Molle et Chimie, UMR 167 CNRS, ESPCI, 10 rue Vauquelin, 75005 Paris, France

  4. 5

    UMR 167 CNRS-ESPCI École Supérieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielles, 10 rue Vauquelin, 75231 Paris Cedex 05, France

Author Information

  1. Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Institute of Bioengineering, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 23 FEB 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527314461

Online ISBN: 9783527631421

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Keywords:

  • polymers;
  • tissue engineering;
  • degradable polymer scaffolds;
  • degradable polymer matrices;
  • biofunctionalization;
  • drug release

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction and Historical Perspective

  • Degradable Polymer Scaffolds

  • Degradable Polymer Matrices

  • Biofunctionalization and Drug Release

  • Outlook

  • References