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Polysaccharide-Derived Materials for Biomedicine

Polysaccharide-Derived Materials for Biomedicine

Lucian A. Lucia (Editor), Qufu Wei (Editor)

ISBN: 978-3-527-80007-0

Jun 2019

450 pages

$164.99

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Description

An overview of the major categories of polysaccharides with respect to their specific structural, chemical, and physical aspects that are of potential biomedical relevance.
The book covers a wide range of applications, including biosensing, imaging, pharmacokinetics, drug delivery, tissue scaffolding, organ replacement, shunts and artificial valves. It explores current engineering protocols and processing techniques, discussing biomedical applications ranging from drug delivery to self-healing.
CELLULOSE GELS FOR DRUG DELIVERY
HYALURONIC ACID
POLYSACCHARIDES FOR TISSUE ENGINEERING
CHITIN/CHITOSAN FOR WOUND STAUNCHING
XYLANS FOR BIOMEDICINE
CHONDROITON SULFATE
ALGINATE/GELLAN GUM FOR STENTS
AMYLOSE FOR NONVIRAL GENE DELIVERY
PECTINS FOR CELL DELIVERY
HYALURONIC ACID
ALGINATE
GUAR GUM NANOPARTICLES FLUORESCENT LABELING
CARRAGEENAN
CYCLODEXTRINS FOR DRUG DELIVERY
HEPARIN