Recent advances in bone tissue engineering scaffolds.

  title={Recent advances in bone tissue engineering scaffolds.},
  author={Susmita Bose and Mangal Roy and Amit Bandyopadhyay},
  journal={Trends in biotechnology},
  volume={30 10},
Bone disorders are of significant concern due to increase in the median age of our population. Traditionally, bone grafts have been used to restore damaged bone. Synthetic biomaterials are now being used as bone graft substitutes. These biomaterials were initially selected for structural restoration based on their biomechanical properties. Later scaffolds were engineered to be bioactive or bioresorbable to enhance tissue growth. Now scaffolds are designed to induce bone formation and… CONTINUE READING
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