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Experimental study on the mechanical properties of biological hydrogels of different concentrations.

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Summary of "Experimental study on the mechanical properties of biological hydrogels of different concentrations."

Biological hydrogels provide a conducive three-dimensional extracellular matrix environment for encapsulating and cultivating living cells. Microenvironmental modulus of hydrogels dictates several characteristics of cell functions such as proliferation, adhesion, self-renewal, differentiation, migration, cell morphology and fate. Precise measurement of the mechanical properties of gels is necessary for investigating cellular mechanobiology in a variety of applications in tissue engineering. Elastic properties of gels are strongly influenced by the amount of crosslinking density.

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Name: Technology and health care : official journal of the European Society for Engineering and Medicine
ISSN: 1878-7401
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