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Cell Interactions with Biomaterials Gradients and Arrays

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Author(s)

Yanyin Yang, Vinoy Thomas, Abby W. Morgan, Shauna M. Dorsey, Carl Simon Jr.

Abstract

Gradients and arrays have become very useful to the fields of tissue engineering and biomaterials.  Both gradients and arrays make efficient platforms for screening cell response to biomaterials.  Graded biomaterials also have functional applications and make useful substrates for fundamental studies of cell phenomena such as migration.  This article will review the use of gradients and arrays in tissue engineering and biomaterials research, with a focus on cellular and biologic responses.  
Citation
Combinatorial Chemistry & High Throughput Screening
Volume
12
Issue
6

Keywords

biomaterials, cell adhesion, cell-material interactions, combinatorial screening, gradient, hydrogel, microarray, polymer, tissue engineering

Citation

Yang, Y. , Thomas, V. , Morgan, A. , Dorsey, S. and Simon Jr., C. (2009), Cell Interactions with Biomaterials Gradients and Arrays, Combinatorial Chemistry & High Throughput Screening, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=853622 (Accessed April 21, 2024)
Created August 3, 2009, Updated October 12, 2021