In vitro characterization of polycaprolactone matrices generated in aqueous media.

@article{Pok2010InVC,
  title={In vitro characterization of polycaprolactone matrices generated in aqueous media.},
  author={Seokwon Pok and Kristin N. Wallace and Sundararajan V. Madihally},
  journal={Acta biomaterialia},
  year={2010},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={
          1061-8
        }
}
In this study, a novel process of dissolving polycaprolactone (PCL) matrices in glacial acetic acid was explored in which matrices spontaneously formed upon contact with water. Scanning electron microscopy analysis showed rough architecture and holes on the self-assembled matrix relative to matrices formed after dissolving in chloroform. Immersion in the gelatin solution reduced its roughness and number of micropores. Atomic force microscopy (AFM) analysis confirmed the increased roughness of… 
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