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International Journal of Biomaterials
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 159484, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/159484
Research Article

Mineralization Potential of Electrospun PDO-Hydroxyapatite-Fibrinogen Blended Scaffolds

1Tissue Engineering Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University, East Hall, Room E1254, 401 W. Main St, P.O. Box 843067, Richmond, VA 23284-3067, USA
2School of Dentistry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298-0566, USA
3Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service, Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, VA 23249, USA
4Biomaterials Laboratory, School of Dentistry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298-0566, USA

Received 11 May 2012; Accepted 5 July 2012

Academic Editor: Mervi Puska

Copyright © 2012 Isaac A. Rodriguez et al. 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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