Bioactive 3D scaffolds for the delivery of NGF and BDNF to improve nerve regeneration

Sandoval-Castellanos, A.M., Claeyssens, F. and Haycock, J.W. (2021) Bioactive 3D scaffolds for the delivery of NGF and BDNF to improve nerve regeneration. Frontiers in Materials, 8. 734683.



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Keywords: bioactive surface; NGF (nerve growth factor); BDNF (brain derived neurotrophic factor); nerve regeneration; drug delivery; surface coating
  • Accepted: 12 October 2021
  • Published (online): 27 October 2021
  • Published: 27 October 2021
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Engineering (Sheffield) > Department of Materials Science and Engineering (Sheffield)
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FunderGrant number
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research CouncilEP/P02470X/1; EP/P025285/1
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2021 09:38
Last Modified: 15 Nov 2021 09:38
Status: Published
Publisher: Frontiers Media SA
Refereed: Yes
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