- Hahn, Mariah S. and Miller, Jordan S. and West, Jennifer L., Three-dimensional biochemical and biomechanical patterning of hydrogels for guiding cell behavior,
ADVANCED MATERIALS, vol. 18 no. 20
pp. 2679--+ [doi] .
(last updated on 2012/02/23)
The ability to spatially tailor material biomechanical and biochemical properties at the microscale and to create freeform 3D patterns and gradients within existing photoactive networks (see figure) is demonstrated. The ability of patterned substrates to guide cell migration is also shown.