3D Bioplotter Research Papers

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Drug-loaded zeolite imidazole framework-8-functionalized bioglass scaffolds with antibacterial activity for bone repair

Ceramics International 2022 Volume 48, Issue 5, Pages 6890-6898

Bacterial infection is an important challenge when repairing bone defects with implant materials. The development of functional scaffolds with an intelligent antibacterial function that can be used for bone repair are of great significance. In this study, we used vancomycin (VAN) as a model antibiotic drug and proposed the fabrication of VAN-loaded zeolite imidazole framework-8-functionalized bioglass (ZIF-8@VAN@BG) scaffolds with a pH-responsive antibacterial effect for use in potentially infected bone repair applications. The physicochemical properties, in vitro biological properties and antibacterial properties of the scaffolds were studied. The results showed that the ZIF-8@VAN@BG scaffolds had a 3D porous structure and exhibited…

Solvent evaporation induced fabrication of porous polycaprolactone scaffold via low-temperature 3D printing for regeneration medicine researches

Polymer 2021 Volume 217, Article 123436

Liquid deposition modeling (LDM) is an evolving three-dimensional (3D) printing approach that mainly utilizes polymer solutions to enable the fabrication of biomedical scaffolds under mild conditions. A deep understanding of the rheological properties of polymer printing inks and the features of yielded scaffolds are critical for a successful LDM based fabrication of biomedical scaffolds. In this work, polymer printing inks comprised of Poly(epsilon-caprolactone) (PCL), sodium chloride (NaCl), and trichloromethane (CHCl3) were prepared. The rheological properties, including extrudability (shear stress, viscosity, and shear-thinning) and self-supporting ability (viscosity) of all printing inks were analyzed. Then printing performance was evaluated by measuring the…

Fluorescent Carbon‐ and Oxygen‐Doped Hexagonal Boron Nitride Powders as Printing Ink for Anticounterfeit Applications

Advanced Optical Materials 2019 Volume 7, Issue 24, Article 1901380

Increasing demands for optical anticounterfeiting technology require the development of versatile luminescent materials with tunable photoluminescence properties. Herein, a number of fluorescent carbon‐ and oxygen‐doped hexagonal boron nitride (denoted as BCNO) phosphors are found to offer a such high‐tech anticounterfeiting solution. These multicolor BCNO powders, developed in a two‐step process with controlled annealing and oxidation, feature rod‐like particle shape, with varied luminescence properties. Studies of the optical properties of BCNO, along with other characterization, provide insight into this underexplored material. Anticounterfeiting applications are demonstrated with printed patterns which are indistinguishable to the naked eye under visible light but become highly…