Biologic activity of rhBMP-2 following release from PLGA microspheres

Jacob B. Oldham, Blaise D. Porter, Theresa E. Hefferan, Bradford L. Currier, Antonios G. Mikos, Michael J. Yaszemski

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The encapsulation of rhBMP-2 in polymeric microspheres, as well as its biologic activity upon release were investigated. It was observed that rhBMP-2 can be encapsulated in poly(lactic/glycolic acid) (PLGA) microspheres and that the protein remains active after release from the microspheres.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers, Bioengineering Division (Publication) BED
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)0791816117
StatePublished - Dec 1 1999
Event1999 Bioengineering Conference - Big Sky, MT, USA
Duration: Jun 16 1999Jun 20 1999


Other1999 Bioengineering Conference
CityBig Sky, MT, USA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)


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