Thursday, November 20, 2008: 8:30 AM-11:00 AM
Room 108-A (Pennsylvania Convention Center)

Biomaterials (08b)

#613 - Natural Biomaterials (08B14)
This session will discuss applications of materials derived from natural sources.
Chair:Lane Gilchrist
CoSponsor(s):Polymers (08a)
8:30 AMComparing the Mechanical Properties of Chitosan Films Bound to Titanium Following Deposition, Neutralization, and Sterilization
Holly J. Martin, Kirk H. Schulz, Joel D. Bumgardner
8:55 AMAntibiofouling Activity of Natural Phenolic Compounds against Gram Negative Bacteria
Dong-Shik Kim, Sumitkumar B. Jagani, Do-Young Yoon
9:20 AMCytocompatibility of Dextran-Based Tissue Sealants for Surgical Wound Closure
Sujata K. Bhatia, Samuel D. Arthur, H. Keith Chenault, George K. Kodokian
9:45 AMEnzymic Thin Film Coatings for Bioactive Materials
Songtao Wu, Xiaodong Tong, Archana Trivedi, Hongfei Jia, Minjuan Zhang, Masahiko Ishii, Ping Wang
10:10 AMInvestigating the Biosynthesis of a Tetracycline Analog with Antitumor Properties
Lauren B. Pickens, Yi Tang
10:35 AMElastin-Like Polypeptide-Polyelectrolyte Conjugates for Tissue Engineering
Jonathan Woolfolk, Amol V. Janorkar

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