A review of chitosan and its derivatives in bone tissue engineering.

@article{LogithKumar2016ARO,
  title={A review of chitosan and its derivatives in bone tissue engineering.},
  author={R LogithKumar and A KeshavNarayan and Sathiamoorthy Dhivya and Anjali Chawla and Sekaran Saravanan and Nagarajan Selvamurugan},
  journal={Carbohydrate polymers},
  year={2016},
  volume={151},
  pages={172-188}
}
Critical-sized bone defects treated with biomaterials offer an efficient alternative to traditional methods involving surgical reconstruction, allografts, and metal implants. Chitosan, a natural biopolymer is widely studied for bone regeneration applications owing to its tunable chemical and biological properties. However, the potential of chitosan to… CONTINUE READING

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