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Piezoelectric poly(vinylidene fluoride) microstructure and poling state in active tissue engineering

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Abstract


  • Tissue engineering strategies rely on suitable membranes and scaffolds, providing the necessary physicochemical stimuli to specific cells. This review summarizes the main results on piezoelectric polymers, in particular poly(vinylidene fluoride), for muscle and bone cell culture. Further, the relevance of polymer microstructure and surface charge on cell response is demonstrated. Together with the necessary biochemical cues, the proper design of piezoelectric polymers can open the way to novel and more reliable tissue engineering strategies for cells in which electromechanical stimuli are present in their environment.

UOW Authors


  •   Ribeiro, Clarisse (external author)
  •   Correia, Daniela M. (external author)
  •   Ribeiro, Sylvie (external author)
  •   Gomes da Silva Sencadas, Vitor
  •   Botelho, Gabriela (external author)
  •   Lanceros-Méndez, Senentxu (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • Ribeiro, C., Correia, D. M., Ribeiro, S., Sencadas, V., Botelho, G. & Lanceros-Méndez, S. (2015). Piezoelectric poly(vinylidene fluoride) microstructure and poling state in active tissue engineering. Engineering in Life Sciences, 15 (4), 351-356.

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  • 2-s2.0-84929519676

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=4692&context=eispapers

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/eispapers/3673

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Number Of Pages


  • 5

Start Page


  • 351

End Page


  • 356

Volume


  • 15

Issue


  • 4

Place Of Publication


  • Germany

Abstract


  • Tissue engineering strategies rely on suitable membranes and scaffolds, providing the necessary physicochemical stimuli to specific cells. This review summarizes the main results on piezoelectric polymers, in particular poly(vinylidene fluoride), for muscle and bone cell culture. Further, the relevance of polymer microstructure and surface charge on cell response is demonstrated. Together with the necessary biochemical cues, the proper design of piezoelectric polymers can open the way to novel and more reliable tissue engineering strategies for cells in which electromechanical stimuli are present in their environment.

UOW Authors


  •   Ribeiro, Clarisse (external author)
  •   Correia, Daniela M. (external author)
  •   Ribeiro, Sylvie (external author)
  •   Gomes da Silva Sencadas, Vitor
  •   Botelho, Gabriela (external author)
  •   Lanceros-Méndez, Senentxu (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • Ribeiro, C., Correia, D. M., Ribeiro, S., Sencadas, V., Botelho, G. & Lanceros-Méndez, S. (2015). Piezoelectric poly(vinylidene fluoride) microstructure and poling state in active tissue engineering. Engineering in Life Sciences, 15 (4), 351-356.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84929519676

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=4692&context=eispapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/eispapers/3673

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 5

Start Page


  • 351

End Page


  • 356

Volume


  • 15

Issue


  • 4

Place Of Publication


  • Germany