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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 853289, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/853289
Research Article

The Effect of Negative Poisson’s Ratio Polyurethane Scaffolds for Articular Cartilage Tissue Engineering Applications

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Graduate School, Inje University, Gimhae 621-749, Republic of Korea

Received 16 May 2013; Accepted 21 August 2013

Academic Editor: Hamdy Doweidar

Copyright © 2013 Yeong Jun Park and Jeong Koo Kim. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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