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Designing materials for biology and medicine

Langer, Robert and Tirrell, David A. (2004) Designing materials for biology and medicine. Nature, 428 (6982). pp. 487-492. ISSN 0028-0836. doi:10.1038/nature02388. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:LANn2004

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Abstract

Biomaterials have played an enormous role in the success of medical devices and drug delivery systems. We discuss here new challenges and directions in biomaterials research. These include synthetic replacements for biological tissues, designing materials for specific medical applications, and materials for new applications such as diagnostics and array technologies.


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Tirrell, David A.0000-0003-3175-4596
Additional Information:© 2004 Macmillan Publishers Limited. This work was supported in part by the National Institutes of Health. The authors declare no competing financial interests.
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Official Citation:Designing materials for biology and medicine Robert Langer and David A. Tirrell Nature 428, 487-492(1 April 2004) doi:10.1038/nature02388
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