Journal of Nanomaterials / 2012 / Article / Fig 8

Research Article

Engineered Hybrid Scaffolds of Poly(vinyl alcohol)/Bioactive Glass for Potential Bone Engineering Applications: Synthesis, Characterization, Cytocompatibility, and Degradation

Figure 8

(a) Representation of the complex nanostructure of the hybrids based on PVA/BaG/GA. Surface erosion of noncrosslinked hybrids associated with solvation/dissolution at fast rate k1 (Scheme 1); Bulk erosion of hybrids chemically modified with bifunctional crosslinker at slow rate k2 (Scheme 2).
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