Thermal and magnetic properties of chitosan-iron oxide nanoparticles
- Autores: Carlos M.M. Novo, César Laia, Diana Machado, Isabel M.M. Ferreira, Joana T. Coutinho, João Paulo Borges, Laura C.J. Pereira, Paula I.P. Soares
- Ano de Publicação: 2016
- Journal: Carbohydrate Polymers
- Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0144861716305008
Chitosan is a biopolymer widely used for biomedical applications such as drug delivery systems, wound healing, and tissue engineering. Chitosan can be used as coating for other types of materials such as iron oxide nanoparticles, improving its biocompatibility while extending its range of applications.