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Examination of the haemolytic activity of sol-gel materials
Author(s): Agnieszka Ulatowska-Jarza; Halina Podbielska; Iwona Holowacz; Monika I. Lechna-Marczynska; Maria Szymonowicz; Jolanta Staniszewska-Kus; Danuta Paluch
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Paper Abstract

Recently, the sol-gel based biomaterials are extendedly investigated with emphasis on theirs various applications, including medical ones. In this respect it is important to investigate the influence of sol-gel matrices on biological systems. The results of laboratory and biological testing of aqueous extracts of sol-gels are presented in this work. It was proved that it is possible to produce the sol-gel derived materials that will be non-haemolytic. This can be achieved by heating the materials in elevated temperatures. This effect can also be reached by suitably long aging (minimum 6 months).

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 October 2001
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4597, Biophotonics Instrumentation and Analysis, (25 October 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.446641
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Agnieszka Ulatowska-Jarza, Technical Univ. of Wroclaw (Poland)
Halina Podbielska, Technical Univ. of Wroclaw (Poland)
Iwona Holowacz, Technical Univ. of Wroclaw (Poland)
Monika I. Lechna-Marczynska, Technical Univ. of Wroclaw (Poland)
Maria Szymonowicz, Wroclaw Medical Univ. (Poland)
Jolanta Staniszewska-Kus, Wroclaw Medical Univ. (Poland)
Danuta Paluch, Wroclaw Medical Univ. (Poland)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4597:
Biophotonics Instrumentation and Analysis

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