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Strong tough gels for 3D tissue constructs

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Abstract


  • The mechanical characteristics of ionic-covalent entanglement hydrogels consisting of combinations of the biopolymers gellan gum and kappa-carrageenan, and the synthetic polymers polyacrylamide and an epoxy amine were investigated. Compression testing showed that these gels exhibited “double network” behavior, i.e. strong tough gels.

UOW Authors


  •   Calvert, Paul D. (external author)
  •   Marc in het Panhuis, Peter
  •   Spinks, Geoff M. (external author)
  •   Gorkin III, Robert
  •   Stevens, Leo (external author)
  •   Bakarich, Shannon (external author)
  •   Balding, Paul (external author)
  •   Kirchmajer, Damian M. (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Calvert, P., in het Panhuis, M., Spinks, G., Gorkin III, R., Stevens, L., Bakarich, S. E., Balding, P. & Kirchmajer, D. M. (2014). Strong tough gels for 3D tissue constructs. MRS Proceedings, 1622 (pp. 1-5). United States: Materials Research Society.

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  • 2-s2.0-84897978393

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2071&context=aiimpapers

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/aiimpapers/1070

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  • United States

Abstract


  • The mechanical characteristics of ionic-covalent entanglement hydrogels consisting of combinations of the biopolymers gellan gum and kappa-carrageenan, and the synthetic polymers polyacrylamide and an epoxy amine were investigated. Compression testing showed that these gels exhibited “double network” behavior, i.e. strong tough gels.

UOW Authors


  •   Calvert, Paul D. (external author)
  •   Marc in het Panhuis, Peter
  •   Spinks, Geoff M. (external author)
  •   Gorkin III, Robert
  •   Stevens, Leo (external author)
  •   Bakarich, Shannon (external author)
  •   Balding, Paul (external author)
  •   Kirchmajer, Damian M. (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Calvert, P., in het Panhuis, M., Spinks, G., Gorkin III, R., Stevens, L., Bakarich, S. E., Balding, P. & Kirchmajer, D. M. (2014). Strong tough gels for 3D tissue constructs. MRS Proceedings, 1622 (pp. 1-5). United States: Materials Research Society.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84897978393

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2071&context=aiimpapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/aiimpapers/1070

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 5

Place Of Publication


  • United States