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Evaluation of Hydrogels Based on Oxidized Hyaluronic Acid for Bioprinting

Department for Functional Materials in Medicine and Dentistry, University of Würzburg, Pleicherwall 2, 97070 Würzburg, Germany
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Received: 15 August 2018 / Revised: 9 September 2018 / Accepted: 27 September 2018 / Published: 9 October 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Polysaccharide Hydrogels)
In this study, we evaluate hydrogels based on oxidized hyaluronic acid, cross-linked with adipic acid dihydrazide, for their suitability as bioinks for 3D bioprinting. Aldehyde containing hyaluronic acid (AHA) is synthesized and cross-linked via Schiff Base chemistry with bifunctional adipic acid dihydrazide (ADH) to form a mechanically stable hydrogel with good printability. Mechanical and rheological properties of the printed and casted hydrogels are tunable depending on the concentrations of AHA and ADH cross-linkers. View Full-Text
Keywords: biofabrication; bioprinting; hyaluronic acid biofabrication; bioprinting; hyaluronic acid
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Weis, M.; Shan, J.; Kuhlmann, M.; Jungst, T.; Tessmar, J.; Groll, J. Evaluation of Hydrogels Based on Oxidized Hyaluronic Acid for Bioprinting. Gels 2018, 4, 82. https://doi.org/10.3390/gels4040082

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Weis M, Shan J, Kuhlmann M, Jungst T, Tessmar J, Groll J. Evaluation of Hydrogels Based on Oxidized Hyaluronic Acid for Bioprinting. Gels. 2018; 4(4):82. https://doi.org/10.3390/gels4040082

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Weis, Matthias, Junwen Shan, Matthias Kuhlmann, Tomasz Jungst, Jörg Tessmar, and Jürgen Groll. 2018. "Evaluation of Hydrogels Based on Oxidized Hyaluronic Acid for Bioprinting" Gels 4, no. 4: 82. https://doi.org/10.3390/gels4040082

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