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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 479109, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/479109
Research Article

Water Absorption and Diffusion Characteristics of Nanohydroxyapatite (nHA) and Poly(hydroxybutyrate-co-hydroxyvalerate-) Based Composite Tissue Engineering Scaffolds and Nonporous Thin Films

1Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
2IJN-UTM Cardiovascular Engineering Centre (CEC), Faculty of Biosciences and Medical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
3KALAM, Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

Received 15 March 2013; Revised 10 April 2013; Accepted 10 April 2013

Academic Editor: In-Kyu Park

Copyright © 2013 Naznin Sultana and Tareef Hayat Khan. 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.

Citations to this Article [2 citations]

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  • Mohd Izzat Hassan, Tao Sun, and Naznin Sultana, “Fabrication of Nanohydroxyapatite/Poly(caprolactone) Composite Microfibers Using Electrospinning Technique for Tissue Engineering Applications,” Journal of Nanomaterials, vol. 2014, pp. 1–7, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Mohd Izzat Hassan, Naznin Sultana, and Salehhuddin Hamdan, “ Bioactivity Assessment of Poly( ɛ -caprolactone)/Hydroxyapatite Electrospun Fibers for Bone Tissue Engineering Application ,” Journal of Nanomaterials, vol. 2014, pp. 1–6, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar