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Volume 2017, Article ID 8639898, 25 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/8639898
Review Article

Versatility of Chitosan-Based Biomaterials and Their Use as Scaffolds for Tissue Regeneration

1Faculty of Pharmacy, Dentistry and Nursing, Federal University of Ceará, Rua Alexandre Baraúna, No. 949, Rodolfo Teófilo, 60430-160 Fortaleza, CE, Brazil
2Department of Chemical Engineering, Federal University of Ceará, Campus do Pici, Bloco 709, Pici, 60455-760 Fortaleza, CE, Brazil
3Drug Research and Development Center, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Federal University of Ceará, Rua Coronel Nunes de Melo, No. 1000, Rodolfo Teófilo, 60430-275 Fortaleza, CE, Brazil

Correspondence should be addressed to Vilma Lima; rb.moc.oohay@amilliv

Received 23 December 2016; Revised 10 March 2017; Accepted 3 April 2017; Published 16 April 2017

Academic Editor: Ying Yang

Copyright © 2017 José Carlos Viana Ribeiro 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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