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TitleRecent developments on chitosan applications in regenerative medicine
Author(s)Duarte, Ana Rita C.
Correlo, V. M.
Oliveira, J. M.
Reis, R. L.
KeywordsChitosan
Tissue engineering
Crustacean shells
D-glucosamine residues
Deacetylation degree
Drug delivery
N-acetyl residues
Regenerative medicine
Issue dateOct-2016
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons
CitationDuarte A. R. C., Correlo V. M., Oliveira J. M., Reis R. L. Recent Developments on Chitosan Applications in Regenerative Medicine, Biomaterials from Nature for Advanced Devices and Therapies, pp. 221-243, doi:10.1002/9781119126218.ch14, 2016
Abstract(s)Chitin is the second most abundant natural polymer, after cellulose, and it is mostly obtained from crustacean shells, such as crabs and/or shrimps [1]. It is, nonetheless, present in many other marine origin organisms, such as cephalopods. These alternative sources have recently started to gain more attention in order to obtain biopolymers with different characteristics [2].
TypeBook part
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/54486
ISBN978-1-118-47805-9
DOI10.1002/9781119126218.ch14
Publisher versionhttps://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/9781119126218.ch14
Peer-Reviewedyes
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