Table of Contents

New polymers and applications.
Biodegradable polymers and drug delivery : degradable polymers.
Biodegradable polymers and drug delivery : drug delivery.
Water-soluble biomolecules, synthetic polymers, and their conjugates.
Hydrogels : water and diffusion in hydrogels.
Hydrogels : stimuli-responsive hydrogels. Surface modification, characterization, and properties : RF plasma gas discharge.
Surface modification, characterization, and properties : physico-chemical modification.
Protein adsorption.
Blood interactions.
Cell interactions.
Immobilized cell receptor ligands and immobilized cells.
Immobilized biomolecules and synthetic derivatives of biomolecules : heparin.
Immobilized biomolecules and synthetic derivatives of biomolecules : collagen and polysaccharides.