Polylactide-Based Materials: Synthesis and Biomedical Applications
Brzeziński, Marek (editor)
Baśko, Małgorzata (editor)
This reprint focuses on PLA-based materials and the modification of their properties for biomedical applications. Special emphasis is placed on the supramolecular strategies that lead to unique structures in the micro- or nanoscale. The development and testing of novel biomaterials as drug delivery carriers, implants, or tissue engineering scaffolds are of particular interest. Special attention is given to understanding the structure–properties relationship, since this allows for the development of the most effective biocompatible materials.
Keywordspolylactide; composites; supramolecular interactions; crystallization; cyclodextrin; drug delivery systems; controlled release; poly(lactic acid); crosslinking; photo-crosslinking; irradiation; electron-beam; gamma rays; starch; reactive blending; plasticization; compatibilization; poly(lactide); poly(ethylene glycol); block copolymers; self-assembly; nanoparticles; anticancer agent; biomaterials; polyesters; polymer blends; copolymers; biodegradable materials; bone regeneration; mechanical properties; glass fibres; polylactide nonwovens; electrospinning; reinforced fibers; MWCNT; linear ladder-like poly(silsesquioxane); stereocomplex; biodegradable polymers; drug delivery system; biomedical applications; poly(L-lactide); star poly(L-lactide); shear-induced crystallization; crystallinity; fibrillar nuclei; biocompatibility; biodegradation; biomaterial; polylactide-based materials; polymer; scanning electron microscopy; composite scaffold; guide tissue engineering; polylactic acid (PLA) nanofibers; zirconium ceramic; PLLA coating; dual drug delivery; spiral ganglion neuron; impedance measurements; cochlear implant; diclofenac; chemical modification; graft copolymers; biomedical and environmental applications; functionalized polymers; silylated PLA; crosslinking in situ; hybrid network; soft tissues regeneration; polylactic acid; sesbania gum; ammonium polyphosphate; flame retardancy; polyester biomaterials; PLLA; PCL; PHBV; PLA-based materials; drug delivery; paclitaxel resistance; metastasis; lung cancer; anoikis; PLA nanoparticles; Leishmania major; recombinant histone H2B; vaccine adjuvant; parasite’ challenge; lesion swelling; n/a
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Publication date and placeBasel, 2023
Technology: general issues