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Sodium alginate/poly(vinyl alcohol)/nano ZnO composite nanofibers for antibacterial wound dressings.
Sodium alginate (SA)/poly (vinyl alcohol) (PVA) fibrous mats were prepared by electrospinning technique. ZnO nanoparticles of size ∼160nm was synthesized and characterized by UV spectroscopy, dynamicExpand
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Chitin and chitosan in selected biomedical applications
Abstract Chitin (CT), the well-known natural biopolymer and chitosan (CS) (bio-based or “artificial polymer”) are non-toxic, biodegradable and biocompatible in nature. The advantages of theseExpand
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Biocompatible alginate/nano bioactive glass ceramic composite scaffolds for periodontal tissue regeneration
Periodontal regeneration is of utmost importance in the field of dentistry which essentially reconstitutes and replaces the lost tooth supporting structures. For this purpose, nano bioactive glassExpand
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Curcumin-loaded biocompatible thermoresponsive polymeric nanoparticles for cancer drug delivery.
This study aims at the formulation of curcumin with biodegradable thermoresponsive chitosan-g-poly (N-vinylcaprolactam) nanoparticles (TRC-NPs) for cancer drug delivery. The spherical curcumin-loadedExpand
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Efficient water soluble O-carboxymethyl chitosan nanocarrier for the delivery of curcumin to cancer cells
Carboxymethyl chitosan derivatives are widely used for biomedical applications because of their non-toxic and biodegradable properties. Curcumin is a phytochemical with immense biological properties.Expand
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Fabrication of chitin-chitosan/nano ZrO(2) composite scaffolds for tissue engineering applications.
The urge to repair and regenerate natural tissues can now be satisfactorily fulfilled by various tissue engineering approaches. Chitin and chitosan are the most widely accepted biodegradable andExpand
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Biocompatible conducting chitosan/polypyrrole-alginate composite scaffold for bone tissue engineering.
A polypyrrole based conducting scaffold was developed by incorporating polypyrrole-alginate (PPy-Alg) blend with chitosan using lyophilization technique and employed this composite as a substrate forExpand
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Biodegradable and thermo-sensitive chitosan-g-poly(N-vinylcaprolactam) nanoparticles as a 5-fluorouracil carrier
Abstract We developed a nanoformulation of 5-FU (5-fluorouracil) with biodegradable thermo-responsive chitosan- g -poly( N -vinylcaprolactam) biopolymer composite for its delivery to cancer cells.Expand
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Development of mucoadhesive thiolated chitosan nanoparticles for biomedical applications
The main objective of this work was to develop nanoparticles (NPs) of a mucoadhesive polymer based on chitosan for biomedical applications. Here, we developed thiolated chitosan (TCS) usingExpand
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Chitosan-hyaluronan/nano chondroitin sulfate ternary composite sponges for medical use.
In this work chitosan-hyaluronan composite sponge incorporated with chondroitin sulfate nanoparticle (nCS) was developed. The fabrication of hydrogel was based on simple ionic cross-linking usingExpand
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