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.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1002/adma.201100968
ISSNs: 1521-4095 (print)
Keywords: clay, hydrogels, regenerative medicine, tissue engineering, angiogenesis

Organisations: Chemistry, Human Development & Health
ePrint ID: 337941
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2 August 2011Published
Date Deposited: 04 May 2012 10:37
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2017 17:12
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