Fabrication of Hydrogel Particles of Defined Shapes Using Superhydrophobic-Hydrophilic Micropatterns

last updated: 2017-01-11
TitleFabrication of Hydrogel Particles of Defined Shapes Using Superhydrophobic-Hydrophilic Micropatterns
Publication TypePapers in Scientific Journals
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsNeto A. I., Demir K., Popova A. A., Oliveira M. B., Mano J. F., and Levkin P. A.
Abstract

High-throughput fabrication of freestanding hydrogel particles with defined geometry and size for 3D cell culture, cell screenings, and modular tissue engineering is reported. The method employs discontinuous dewetting using superhydrophobic–hydrophilic micropatterns.

JournalAdvanced Materials
Volume28
Issue35
Pagination7613-7619
Date Published2016-09-21
PublisherWiley Periodicals, Inc.
ISSN1521-4095
DOI10.1002/adma.201602350
URLhttp://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/adma.201602350/full
Keywordshigh-throughput, Hydrogel Particles, Hydrophilic, superhydrophobic
RightsopenAccess
Peer reviewedyes
Statuspublished

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