Glucosamine grafting on poly(ε-caprolactone): A novel glycated polyester as a substrate for tissue engineering

Laura Russo, Antonio Gloria, Teresa Russo, Ugo D'Amora, Francesca Taraballi, Roberto De Santis, Luigi Ambrosio, Francesco Nicotra, Laura Cipolla

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Abstract

Poly(ε-caprolactone), PCL, has been functionalized with a biologically relevant monosaccharide, i.e. glucosamine, in a single step process after material fabrication. Glucosamine-functionalised PCL showed enhanced cell density and spreading over the non-functionalised samples.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6286-6289
Number of pages4
JournalRSC Advances
Volume3
Issue number18
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 14 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Chemistry(all)

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