Fabrication and evaluation of nanoporous alumina membranes for osteoblast culture.

@article{Swan2005FabricationAE,
  title={Fabrication and evaluation of nanoporous alumina membranes for osteoblast culture.},
  author={Erin E Leary Swan and Ketul C. Popat and Craig A. Grimes and Tejal A. Desai},
  journal={Journal of biomedical materials research. Part A},
  year={2005},
  volume={72 3},
  pages={288-95}
}
An understanding of osteoblast response to surface topography is essential for successful bone tissue engineering applications. Alumina has been extensively used as a substrate for bone tissue constructs. However, current techniques do not allow precise surface topography and orientation of the material. In this research, a two-step anodization process was optimized for the fabrication of nanoporous alumina membranes with uniform pore dimension and distribution. The anodization voltage can be… CONTINUE READING
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