Cell-responsive synthetic hydrogels

Matthias P. Lutolf, George P. Raeber, Andreas H. Zisch, Nicola Tirelli, Jeffrey A. Hubbell

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A report on the cell-responsive synthetic hydrogels was presented. Polymer networks in situ was formed using conjugate addition reactions. Molecular building blocks performing either structural poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) or biological function. PEG-based macromers was selected as the main structural component due to their hydrophilicity and resistance to protein adsorption.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)888-892
Number of pages5
JournalAdvanced Materials
Issue number11
StatePublished - Jun 5 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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