Search for dissertations about: "hyaluronan hydrogel"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words hyaluronan hydrogel.

  1. 1. Hyaluronan Derivatives and Injectable Gels for Tissue Engineering

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Universitetsbiblioteket

    Author : Kristoffer Bergman; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Hyaluronan; Hydrogel; Tissue Engineering; Scaffold; Minimally invasive strategy; Bone morphogenetic protein; Hydroxyapatite; Bone; Cartilage; Tendon; NATURAL SCIENCES Chemistry Organic chemistry Polymer chemistry; NATURVETENSKAP Kemi Organisk kemi Polymerkemi;

    Abstract : The present work describes the preparation of hyaluronan derivatives and hydrogels with potential use in tissue engineering applications. A potentially injectable hydrogel consisting of hyaluronan and collagen was successfully used to grow neurons in vitro by encapsulation of neural stem and progenitor cells. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hyaluronan Based Biomaterials with Imaging Capacity for Tissue Engineering

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Yu Zhang; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; hyaluronan; hydrogel; scaffold; tissue engineering; imaging; interpenetrating network; MRI; fluorescence imaging; scaffold degradation;

    Abstract : This thesis presents the preparation of hyaluronan-based biomaterials with imaging capability and their application as scaffolds in tissue engineering. First, we have synthesized HA derivatives functionalized with different chemoselective groups. READ MORE

  3. 3. Relating the Bulk and Interface Structure of Hyaluronan to Physical Properties of Future Biomaterials

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ida Berts; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; hyaluronan; structure; bulk; interface; small-angle neutron scattering; neutron reflection; hydrogel; grafting; nanoparticles; protein interactions;

    Abstract : This dissertation describes a structural investigation of hyaluronan (HA) with neutron scattering techniques. HA is a natural biopolymer and one of the major components of the extracellular matrix, synovial fluid, and vitreous humor. READ MORE

  4. 4. Multi-functional Hyaluronan Based Biomaterials for Biomedical Applications

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Xia Yang; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; hyaluronan; biomaterials functionalizations; biomedical applications; orthogonal chemistry; drug delivery; tissue regeneration; MRI; Kemi med inriktning mot polymerkemi; Chemistry with specialization in Polymer Chemistry;

    Abstract : This thesis presents strategies for constructing multi-functional biomaterials based on hyaluronan (HA) derivatives for various biomedical applications, such as drug delivery, tissue regeneration, and imaging biomaterials. The aim of this study is to improve the functionalities of HA biomaterials as well as simplify the preparation procedures. READ MORE

  5. 5. Biomaterials for Promoting Self-Healing of Bone Tissue

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Sonya Piskounova; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Osseointegration; implant coating; hyaluronan hydrogel; bone morphogenetic protein-2; hydroxyapatite; bone; delivery system; injectable; mixing; radioactive labeling; Kemi med inriktning mot polymerkemi; Chemistry with specialization in Polymer Chemistry;

    Abstract : The present work addresses poor bone/implant integration and severe bone defects. In both conditions external stimuli is required for new bone to form. READ MORE