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Title: Surface Modification of Medically Relevent Polymers using Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Processing
Author: D'Sa, Raechelle A.
ISNI:       0000 0001 3401 2534
Awarding Body: Ulster
Current Institution: Ulster University
Date of Award: 2008
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The nature of a biomaterial surface will influence interactions that will occur thereon. specifically, the chemical composition and topography will dictate the availability of sites of reactivity thereby determining the interfacial response. At the biological level, it is this surface mediated response that indicates the biocompatibility of the material. Hence, understanding and controlling the causative elements of the interfacial response will allow for the engineering of specific cell-biomaterial interactions.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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