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Production and performance of biomaterials containing RGD peptides

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Abstract

The arginine-glycine-aspartic acid (RGD) sequence binds to key cell membrane structures within the integrin family. These sequences are found on several extracellular proteins that have roles in cell adhesion. Therefore, it is not surprising that with the advent of the field of tissue engineering a large amount of work has been carried out on materials functionalised with a wide variety of RGD-containing peptides. In this review we provide an overview of the field to 2007 and we include both synthesis and design strategies required to produce useful RGD functional materials.

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The article was received on 30 Jan 2008, accepted on 16 Jul 2008 and first published on 19 Sep 2008


Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/B801646A
Soft Matter, 2008,4, 2331-2349

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    Production and performance of biomaterials containing RGD peptides

    L. Perlin, S. MacNeil and S. Rimmer, Soft Matter, 2008, 4, 2331
    DOI: 10.1039/B801646A

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