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Mesoporous bioactive glasses as drug delivery and bone tissue regeneration platforms

Wu , Chengtie, Chang, Jiang, & Xiao, Yin (2011) Mesoporous bioactive glasses as drug delivery and bone tissue regeneration platforms. Therapeutic Delivery, 2(9), pp. 1189-1198.

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Abstract

The use of mesoporous bioactive glasses (MBG) for drug delivery and bone tissue regeneration has grown significantly over the past 5 years. In this review, we highlight the recent advances made in the preparation of MBG particles, spheres, fibers and scaffolds. The advantages of MBG for drug delivery and bone scaffold applications are related to this material’s well-ordered mesopore channel structure, superior bioactivity, and the application for the delivery of both hydrophilic and hydrophobic drugs. A brief forward-looking perspective on the potential clinical applications of MBG in regenerative medicine is also discussed.

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ID Code: 42570
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: mesoporous bioactive glass, drug delivery, bone tissue engineering, bioactivity
ISSN: 2041-5990
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING (090300) > Biomaterials (090301)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 Future Science Ltd.
Deposited On: 13 Jul 2011 10:03
Last Modified: 28 Sep 2012 18:48

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