“Off-the-shelf” thermoresponsive hydrogel design: tuning hydrogel properties by mixing precursor polymers with different lower-critical solution temperatures Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • Mixing POEGMA precursor polymers with different LCSTs leads to linear changes in macroscopic gel properties (e.g. mechanics, swelling) but non-linear changes in properties dependent on gel microstructure (e.g. protein adsorption, cell adhesion).

publication date

  • January 1, 2015