Gene-Activated Matrix

Authored by: Neil Davies

Encyclopedia of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, Second Edition

Print publication date:  May  2008
Online publication date:  May  2008

Print ISBN: 9781420078022
eBook ISBN: 9781498761437
Adobe ISBN:

10.1081/E-EBBE2-120015869

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Abstract

This entry examines the need for gene-activated matrices and provides a brief overview of the necessary central tenets: the requirement of a wound bed, gene delivery vectors, and biodegradable polymers, and also summarizes some of the advances that have been made in the field.

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