Nanoengineered Systems for Regenerative Medicine Surface Engineered Polymeric Biomaterials with Improved Bio-Contact Properties

  • Todorka VladkovaEmail author
  • Natalia Krasteva
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series A: Chemistry and Biology book series (NAPSA)


Some examples of surface engineered polymeric biomaterials with nano-size modified layers that have controlled protein adsorption and initial cell adhesion potentially applicable at blood and/or tissue contacting devices, scaffolds for cell culture, tissue engineering, etc. as well as the approaches to their preparation are presented here.


Polymeric biomaterials surface engineered controlled protein adsorption and initial cell adhesion nano-layers with controlled parameters: chemical composition hydrophilic/hydrophobic balance topography and roughness, etc. 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Polymer EngineeringUniversity of Chemical Technology and MetallurgySofiaBulgaria
  2. 2.Institute of Biophysics, BASSofiaBulgaria

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