Chitosan Based Biomaterials Volume 1: Fundamentals

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Chitosan Based Biomaterials: Fundamentals, Volume 1, provides the latest information on chitosan, a natural polymer derived from the marine material chitin. Chitosan displays unique properties, most notably biocompatibility and biodegradability. It can also be easily tuned to modify its structure or properties, making chitosan an excellent candidate as a biomaterial. Consequently, chitosan is being developed for many biomedical functions, ranging from tissue engineering and implant coatings to drug and gene delivery. This ...

Chitosan Based Biomaterials Volume 1: Fundamentals 2016, Woodhead Publishing Ltd, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780081002308