Natural-Synthetic Polyblend Nanofibers for Biomedical Applications (pages 2792–2797)
Narayan Bhattarai, Zhensheng Li, Jonathan Gunn, Matthew Leung, Ashleigh Cooper, Dennis Edmondson, Omid Veiseh, Ming-Hong Chen, Yong Zhang, Richard G. Ellenbogen and Miqin Zhang
Version of Record online: 7 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/adma.200802513
The ability to produce well-blended nanofibers from natural and synthetic polymers represents a significant advancement in development of composite materials with desired structures and material properties. The nanofiber presented here exhibits excellent structural stability and mechanical and biological properties favorable for biomedical applications, and offers a new nanofibrous platform for development of matrices for various biomedical applications.