Heparin-loaded zein microsphere film and hemocompatibility.


Zein was studied as a drug-eluting coating film composed of zein microspheres for cardiovascular devices (e.g. stent). In vitro 3-(4,5-Dimethylthiazol-2-yl)-2,5-diphenyl tetrazolium bromide (MTT) analysis showed that both zein film and its degraded product had better biocompatibility compared with Corning culture plate on the growth of human umbilical veins… (More)


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@article{Wang2005HeparinloadedZM, title={Heparin-loaded zein microsphere film and hemocompatibility.}, author={Hua-jie Wang and Zhi-xin Lin and Xin-Ming Liu and Shi-Yan Sheng and Jin-Ye Wang}, journal={Journal of controlled release : official journal of the Controlled Release Society}, year={2005}, volume={105 1-2}, pages={120-31} }