Piezoelectric polymers as biomaterials for tissue engineering applications.

@article{Ribeiro2015PiezoelectricPA,
  title={Piezoelectric polymers as biomaterials for tissue engineering applications.},
  author={C. Ribeiro and V. Sencadas and D. Correia and S. Lanceros-M{\'e}ndez},
  journal={Colloids and surfaces. B, Biointerfaces},
  year={2015},
  volume={136},
  pages={
          46-55
        }
}
Tissue engineering often rely on scaffolds for supporting cell differentiation and growth. Novel paradigms for tissue engineering include the need of active or smart scaffolds in order to properly regenerate specific tissues. In particular, as electrical and electromechanical clues are among the most relevant ones in determining tissue functionality in tissues such as muscle and bone, among others, electroactive materials and, in particular, piezoelectric ones, show strong potential for novel… Expand
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