Development of conductive polymeric nanostructured scaffolds

Shafei, Sajjad 2016, Development of conductive polymeric nanostructured scaffolds, PhD thesis, Institute for Frontier Materials, Deakin University.

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Title Development of conductive polymeric nanostructured scaffolds
Author Shafei, Sajjad
Institution Deakin University
School Institute for Frontier Materials
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name PhD
Thesis advisor Naebe, Minoo
Foroughi, Javad
Khayyam, Hamid
Wang, Xungai
Date submitted 2016-10
Keyword(s) biodegradable polymers
tissue engineering
wet-spun fibres
conductive scaffolds
poly(ε-caprolactone) (PCL) fibres
electrospun nanofibres
salt leaching
Summary It was found that conductive scaffolds can play an important role in tissue engineering of electrically excitable cells. Also, microscale pores significantly enhance cell infiltration into the scaffolds compared to nanoscale pores. Finally, nanoscale surface features with bio-active components can lead to great improvements in tissue regeneration.
Language eng
Field of Research 090301 Biomaterials
091012 Textile Technology
091209 Polymers and Plastics
Socio Economic Objective 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
Description of original 127 pages : illustrations, tables, graphs, some coloured
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