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Clay gels for the delivery of regenerative microenvironments

Dawson, Jonathan I., Kanczler, Janos M., Yang, Xuebin B., Attard, George S. and Oreffo, Richard O.C. (2011) Clay gels for the delivery of regenerative microenvironments Advanced Materials, 23, (29), pp. 3304-3308. (doi:10.1002/adma.201100968). (PMID:21661063).

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The sorptive properties of clay are harnessed to provide niches for tissue regeneration. Synthetic smectite clays self-organize into gels under physiological conditions to allow encapsulation of cells and demonstrate remarkable capacity for the localization of biological molecules without the need for complex chemical modifications.

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Published date: 2 August 2011
Keywords: clay, hydrogels, regenerative medicine, tissue engineering, angiogenesis
Organisations: Chemistry, Human Development & Health


Local EPrints ID: 337941
ISSN: 1521-4095
PURE UUID: e61b8000-193f-47be-9eca-d5bda651f2ba
ORCID for Janos M. Kanczler: ORCID iD
ORCID for Richard O.C. Oreffo: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 04 May 2012 10:37
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 05:59

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Author: Janos M. Kanczler ORCID iD
Author: Xuebin B. Yang

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