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Controlled Fabrication Methods for Tissue Engineering Constructs
Highlighting existing and novel fabrication methods for both, solid and hydrogel-based scaffold for tissue engineering applications.
Tailoring Collagen-Based Matrices for Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering
Collagen molecules play a critical role in tissue architecture and strength, and in cell-matrix interactions as insoluble ligands to regulate the diverse phenotypic activities of cells.
Degradable Poly(ethylene glycol) Hydrogels for 2D and 3D Cell Culture
Progress in biotechnology fields such as tissue engineering and drug delivery is accompanied by an increasing demand for diverse functional biomaterials. One class of biomaterials that has been the subject of intense research interest is hydrogels, because they closely mimic
Patterning of PEG-based Hydrogels - Engineering Spatial Complexity
Patterning of PEG-based Hydrogels - Engineering Spatial Complexity
Poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) and Synthetic PEG Derivatives for Tissue Engineering and Cell Delivery
Highlighting new synthetic modifications of PEG to improve the mechanical properties and degradation of resulting hydrogels in tissue engineering applications.
Protein- and Peptide- Polymer Conjugates by RAFT Polymerization
The modification of biomacromolecules, such as peptides and proteins, through the attachment of synthetic polymers has led to a new family of highly advanced biomaterials with enhanced properties.
Chemistry in (Bio)Materials Science
"Click" Chemistry in (Bio)Materials Science
Photocrosslinkable Hydrogels for 3D Cell Culture and Tissue Engineering
Methacrylated collagen, hyaluronic acid, and gelatin (GelMA) hydrogels can be crosslinked with light and photoinitiators (Irgacure/LAP/Ruthenium), used as 3D cell culture scaffolds and bioinks for bioprinting.
Versatile Cell Culture Scaffolds via Bio-orthogonal Click Reactions
Devising biomaterial scaffolds that are capable of recapitulating critical aspects of the complex extracellular nature of living tissues in a threedimensional (3D) fashion is a challenging requirement in the field of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.
Photo-Crosslinkable Gelatin Hydrogel: Versatile Materials for (High Resolution) Additive Manufacturing
Discussion of synthetic modifications to gelatin, improving the three-dimensional (3D) print resolution, and resulting material properties.
Three-Dimensional Bioprinting for Tissue and Disease Modeling
Professor Shrike Zhang (Harvard Medical School, USA) discusses advances in 3D-bioprinted tissue models for in vitro drug testing, reviews bioink selections, and provides application examples of 3D bioprinting in tissue model biofabrication.
Bioprinting for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
In the past two decades, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine have become important interdisciplinary fields that span biology, chemistry, engineering, and medicine.
Reversible Addition Fragmentation Chain Transfer (RAFT) Polymerization
RAFT (Reversible Addition Fragmentation chain Transfer) polymerization is a reversible deactivation radical polymerization (RDRP) and one of the more versatile methods for providing living characteristics to radical polymerization.
Stimuli-Responsive Materials as Intelligent Drug Delivery Systems
By altering the physicochemical properties, smart or intelligent drug delivery systems can be designed to deliver therapeutic molecules on-demand. Learn more about the application of stimuli-responsive materials in drug delivery.
Three-Dimensional Printing of Tissue Engineering Scaffolds
We will explore the technological advances that have contributed toward the progress of 3DP of tissue engineering scaffolds, current materials used to create 3DP scaffolds, and the challenges that remain.
Poly(2-Oxazoline)S: The Versatile Polymer Platform for Biomedicine
The introduction of polymers into the biomedical field has opened new avenues in tissue engineering, implant design, biosensing, and drug delivery.
3D Printing Graphene Ink: Creating Electronic and Biomedical Structures and Devices
Since its discovery little more than a decade ago,1 the two-dimensional (2D) allotrope of carbon—graphene—has been the subject of intense multidisciplinary research efforts.
Polymersomes for Drug Delivery
The development of drugs that target specific locations within the human body remains one of the greatest challenges in biomedicine today.
Preparation of Chitosan Microparticles by Spray Drying
Microparticles with controlled size and morphology are of significant interest in the fields of drug delivery and biopharmaceuticals. The objective of this study was to assess the effect of processing parameters on the ability to control the size and distribution
Poly(Amino Acid) Block Copolymers for Drug Delivery and other Biomedical Applications
Humankind has utilized protein materials throughout its existence, starting with the use of materials such as wool and silk for warmth and protection from the elements and continuing with the use of recombinant DNA techniques to synthesize proteins with unique
Chitosan-based Biomaterials
Chitin, a natural polysaccharide, is the second most abundant natural biopolymer in the world, after cellulose.
Dendrons and Hyperbranched Polymers: Multifunctional Tools for Materials Chemistry
Dendrons in nanomaterials - Find features and benefits of polyester dendrons and hyperbranched polymer products.
Tools for PEGylation
Polyethylene glycol (PEG) reagents offer numerous favorable characteristics, including high water solubility, high mobility in solution, lack of toxicity and immunogenicity, and ready clearance from the body.
Injectable Hydrogels for Cell Delivery and Tissue Regeneration
The use of hydrogel-based biomaterials for the delivery and recruitment of cells to promote tissue regeneration in the body is of growing interest. This article discussed the application of hydrogels in cell delivery and tissue regeneration.
Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)-based Smart Surfaces for Cell Sheet Tissue Engineering
Tissue engineering has become a key therapeutic tool in the treatment of damaged or diseased organs and tissues, such as blood vessels and urinary bladders.
Poly(Glycerol Sebacate) in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
The world of commercial biomaterials has stagnated over the past 30 years as few materials have successfully transitioned from the bench to clinical use. Synthetic aliphatic polyesters have continued to dominate the field of resorbable biomaterials due to their long
Mesoporous Materials Synthesis
Mesoporous Materials Synthesis
Biomedical Implant Devices Fabricated from Low Young’s Modulus Titanium Alloys Demonstrating High Mechanical Biocompatibility
Biomedical implants are essentially foreign substances within the human body that must survive many years’ exposure to demanding mechanical and physiological conditions. Despite these challenges, metal implants have been widely used to substitute for or rebuild hard tissues such as