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  • Mohamed Hassan
  • Abdalla Omar
  • Yanhao Hou
  • Ilya Strashnov
  • Paulo Bartolo,

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The Potential of Polyethylene Terephthalate Glycol as Biomaterial for Bone Tissue Engineering. / Hassan, Mohamed; Omar, Abdalla; Daskalakis, Evangelos; Hou, Yanhao; Huang, Boyang; Strashnov, Ilya; Grieve, Bruce; Bartolo, Paulo.

In: Polymers, Vol. 12, No. 12, 18.12.2020.

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Hassan, Mohamed ; Omar, Abdalla ; Daskalakis, Evangelos ; Hou, Yanhao ; Huang, Boyang ; Strashnov, Ilya ; Grieve, Bruce ; Bartolo, Paulo. / The Potential of Polyethylene Terephthalate Glycol as Biomaterial for Bone Tissue Engineering. In: Polymers. 2020 ; Vol. 12, No. 12.

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