Chitosan-Based Scaffolds for Hepatocyte Culture

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Chitosan is considered to be a very promising biopolymer for various biomedical and pharmaceutical uses because of its nontoxic and biocompatible nature [1]. In this paper, we introduced and discussed chitosan-based biomaterials used for hepatocyte culture, including chitosan microcarriers, heparin and alginate modified chitosan scaffolds, collagen-chitosan complex and sugar-modified chitosan scaffold

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Periodical:

Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 288-289)

Edited by:

Xingdong Zhang, Junzo Tanaka, Yaoting Yu and Yasuhiko Tabata

Pages:

91-96

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.288-289.91

Citation:

J. L. Pan et al., "Chitosan-Based Scaffolds for Hepatocyte Culture", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 288-289, pp. 91-96, 2005

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June 2005

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