Scaffold: a novel carrier for cell and drug delivery.

  title={Scaffold: a novel carrier for cell and drug delivery.},
  author={Tarun K. Garg and Onkar N Singh and Saahil Arora and R. S. R. Murthy},
  journal={Critical reviews in therapeutic drug carrier systems},
  volume={29 1},
  • T. GargO. Singh R. Murthy
  • Published 2012
  • Biology, Materials Science
  • Critical reviews in therapeutic drug carrier systems
Scaffolds are implants or injects, which are used to deliver cells, drugs, and genes into the body. Different forms of polymeric scaffolds for cell/drug delivery are available: (1) a typical three-dimensional porous matrix, (2) a nanofibrous matrix, (3) a thermosensitive sol-gel transition hydrogel, and (4) a porous microsphere. A scaffold provides a suitable substrate for cell attachment, cell proliferation, differentiated function, and cell migration. Scaffold matrices can be used to achieve… 


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