Material properties and biocompatibility of self-crosslinkable poly(caprolactone fumarate) copolymer as a scaffold for guided tissue regeneration

Esmaiel Jabbari, Lichun Lu, James A. Gruetzmacher, Syed Ameenuddin, Godard C. De Ruiter, Michael J. Moore, Bradford L. Currier, Robert J. Spinner, Anthony J. Windebank, Michael J. Yaszemski

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Abstract

The material properties and biocompatibility of the self-crosslinkable poly(caprolactone fumarate) (PCLF) copolymer were investigated. PCLF was synthesized by condensation polymerization of PCL with fumaryl chloride in methylene chloride with triethylamine as the catalyst. GPC was used to determine the molecular weight and polydispersity of the PCLF macromer. Results show that the biocompatible PCLF macromer is potentially useful as a self-crosslinkable scaffold for guided tissue generation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages6369-6371
Number of pages3
StatePublished - Dec 1 2004
Event2004 AIChE Annual Meeting - Austin, TX, United States
Duration: Nov 7 2004Nov 12 2004

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Other2004 AIChE Annual Meeting
CountryUnited States
CityAustin, TX
Period11/7/0411/12/04

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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