Valentina Alejandra Segovia-Hernández
Instituto Politécnico Nacional
Materials scienceScanning electron microscopeGraftingBiocompatibilityAcrylamideChemical engineeringPolymerizationTissue engineeringViability assayContact angle
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Abstract The synthesis of the poly(ester-urethanes) using poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) has gained increasing interest as scaffolds for use in tissue engineering despite their moderate hydrophobicity and biocompatibility. However, it is not yet known if the grafting of poly(N‐hydroxyethyl acrylamide) is suitable to improve the degree of hydrophilicity of the surface. This study aims to tailor the surface of these biopolymers by plasma-induced graft polymerization of N‐hydroxyethyl acrylamide. The synt...
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