Micro and nano-fabrication of biodegradable polymers for drug delivery.

  title={Micro and nano-fabrication of biodegradable polymers for drug delivery.},
  author={Yi Lu and Sky Chang-Hung Chen},
  journal={Advanced drug delivery reviews},
  volume={56 11},
This paper presents state-of-the-art micro and nano-fabrication techniques for biodegradable polymers. Replication molding, using a rigid or elastic master, can pattern structures on a polymer surface in a submicron resolution at a low cost. Layer-by-layer rapid prototyping methods are promising in producing controlled release units with complicated geometries, release mechanisms and the ability to control microstructure and composition. Special attention is paid to the fast, flexible, and non… CONTINUE READING

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