Osteoblast migration on biodegradable poly(α-hydroxy esters)

Susan L. Ishaug, Michael J. Yaszemski, Rena Bizios, Thomas B. Aufdemorte, Antonios G. Mikos

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The migratory capabilities of osteoblasts from both osteoblast cultures and bone chips on poly(α-hydroxy esters) films are studied to assess the effects of polymer composition, cell seeding density, and culture conditions on the rate and characteristics of migration. Based on results, stained cultures and confocal micrographs reveal that osteoblasts initially migrate as a monolayer front and subsequently proliferate and pile up to form multiple cell layers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages2
StatePublished - 1995
EventProceedings of the 1995 Bioengineering Conference - Beever Creek, CO, USA
Duration: Jun 28 1995Jul 2 1995


OtherProceedings of the 1995 Bioengineering Conference
CityBeever Creek, CO, USA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering


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