Review Article
Volume 8 Issue 8 - 2020
Artificial Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering
Manoj Gadewar*1 and Santosh Yele2
1School of Medical and Allied Sciences, KR Mangalam University, Gurugram, Delhi, India
2SVKM'S NMIMS, School of Pharmacy and Technology Management, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
*Corresponding Author: Manoj Gadewar, School of Medical and Allied Sciences, KR Mangalam University, Gurugram, Delhi, India.
Received: April 02, 2020; Published: July 15, 2020


The disorder associated with bones has been increasing and is expected to be doubled by 2020. The bone disorders are mainly observed in population where they are suffering from obesity, age associated diseases and lack of physical activity. Now days engineered bone serves as an effective alternative to the conventionally used bone tissue grafts due to its mechanical stability and ease of availability. The engineered bones do not proceed to clinical practices due to various challenges which limit its use. Bone tissue engineering encourages regeneration of functional tissue using a biocompatible combination of different biomaterials, growth factors and cells. This review focuses on various artificial scaffold and their properties used for bone tissue regeneration and its current status. Further we discuss various approaches used for enhancing the tissue regeneration and routinely used biomaterial along with certain growth factors for mimicking its effects.

Keywords: Bone Tissue Engineering; Scaffold; Biomaterials; Regeneration; Growth Factors


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Citation: Manoj Gadewar and Santosh Yele. “Artificial Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering”. EC Pharmacology and Toxicology 8.8 (2020): 42-48.

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