A tough biodegradable elastomer

@article{Wang2002ATB,
  title={A tough biodegradable elastomer},
  author={Yadong Wang and Guillermo A Ameer and Barbara J. Sheppard and R{\'o}bert Langer},
  journal={Nature Biotechnology},
  year={2002},
  volume={20},
  pages={602-606}
}
Biodegradable polymers have significant potential in biotechnology and bioengineering. However, for some applications, they are limited by their inferior mechanical properties and unsatisfactory compatibility with cells and tissues. A strong, biodegradable, and biocompatible elastomer could be useful for fields such as tissue engineering, drug delivery, and in vivo sensing. We designed, synthesized, and characterized a tough biodegradable elastomer from biocompatible monomers. This elastomer… CONTINUE READING
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