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Photochemical Patterning of Ionically Cross-Linked Hydrogels
AbstractIron(III) cross-linked alginate hydrogel incorporating sodium lactate undergoes photoinduced degradation, thus serving as a biocompatible positive photoresist suitable for photochemical patterning. Alternatively, surface etching of iron(III) cross-linked hydrogel contacting lactic acid solution can be used for controlling the thickness of the photochemical pattering. Due to biocompatibility, both of these approaches appear potentially useful for advanced manipulation with cell cultures including growing cells on the surface or entrapping them within the hydrogel.
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Bruchet, M.; Mendelson, N.L.; Melman, A. Photochemical Patterning of Ionically Cross-Linked Hydrogels. Processes 2013, 1, 153-166.View more citation formats
Bruchet M, Mendelson NL, Melman A. Photochemical Patterning of Ionically Cross-Linked Hydrogels. Processes. 2013; 1(2):153-166.Chicago/Turabian Style
Bruchet, Marion; Mendelson, Nicole L.; Melman, Artem. 2013. "Photochemical Patterning of Ionically Cross-Linked Hydrogels." Processes 1, no. 2: 153-166.