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Design, fabrication and characterization of PCL electrospun scaffolds—a review

Cipitria, A., Skelton, A., Dargaville, T.R., Dalton, P.D., & Hutmacher, D.W. (2011) Design, fabrication and characterization of PCL electrospun scaffolds—a review. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21, pp. 9419-9453.

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Abstract

The expanding interest in electrospinning fibers for bioengineering includes a significant use of polyesters, including poly(3-caprolactone) (PCL). This review summarizes literature on PCL and selected blends, and provides extensive descriptions of the broad range of parameters used in manufacturing such electrospun fibers. Furthermore the chemical, physical and biological approaches for characterizing the electrospun material are described and opinions offered on important information to include in future publications with this electrospun material.

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ID Code: 43372
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: electrospinning fibers, poly(ε-caprolactone) , PCL
DOI: 10.1039/c0jm04502k
ISSN: 1364-5501
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
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 RSC Publishing
Deposited On: 19 Jul 2011 23:01
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2011 13:38

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