Study of bovine articular chondrocytes on thin film polycaprolactone surfaces

F. Angeli, P. Connolly

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    In tissue engineering significant progress has been made in the development of biodegradable polymer scaffolds for tissue culture (see [1] for review). Applications for tissue growth and replacement using donor or animal cells are under investigation for a range of tissue types including; cardiac cells, neural tissue, tendon, bone and cartilage. A number of factors are important in achieving successfully engineered tissue such as; polymer type, surface chemistry, oxygenation, nutrient delivery and expression of extracellular proteins. It has also been shown in the field of microchip-cell devices that microstructure is critical to growth and alignment of many cell types.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)80
    JournalEuropean Cells and Materials
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2002


    • bovine articular chondrocytes
    • thin film polycaprolactone
    • bioengineering


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