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Polyhydroxyalkanoates: biodegradable polymers with a range of applications
Increased and accelerated global economic activities over the past century have led to interlinked problems that require urgent attention. The current patterns of production and consumption haveExpand
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Comparison of nanoscale and microscale bioactive glass on the properties of P(3HB)/Bioglass composites.
This study compares the effects of introducing micro (m-BG) and nanoscale (n-BG) bioactive glass particles on the various properties (thermal, mechanical and microstructural) ofExpand
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Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) multifunctional composite scaffolds for tissue engineering applications.
Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) (P(3HB)) foams exhibiting highly interconnected porosity (85% porosity) were prepared using a unique combination of solvent casting and particulate leaching techniques byExpand
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Fabrication of a novel
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Effect of impeller speed and pH on the production of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) using Bacillus cereus SPV.
P(3HB), is one of the most well studied polyhydroxyalkanoates. It is biodegradable, biocompatible, exhibits thermoplastic properties and can be produced from renewable carbon sources. The commercialExpand
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Incorporation of vitamin E in poly ( 3 hydroxybutyrate ) / Bioglass composite films : effect on surface properties and cell attachment Superb
Superb K. Misra, Sheryl E. Philip, Wojciech Chrzanowski, Showan N. Nazhat, Ipsita Roy, Jonathan C. Knowles, Vehid Salih and Aldo R. Boccaccini* Department of Materials, Imperial College London,Expand
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Incorporation of vitamin E in poly(3hydroxybutyrate)/Bioglass composite films: effect on surface properties and cell attachment
This study investigated the possibility of incorporating α-tocopherol (vitamin E) into poly(3hydroxybutyrate) (P(3HB))/Bioglass composites, which are being developed for bone tissue engineeringExpand
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