Recent Progress in Unique Solid Surfaces for Biological Applications

Author(s): Hu Yan, Kaoru Tsujii

Journal Name: Current Chemical Biology

Volume 1 , Issue 3 , 2007


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Abstract:

This review briefly describes three unique types of solid surfaces, i.e., honeycomb polymer films, thermo-responsive polymergrafted glass surfaces and super water-repellent surfaces with a fractal structure. Details of preparation and physical properties are presented first followed by highlights of recent progress in cell culture on the solid surfaces.

Keywords: Cell culture, tissue engineering, thermo-responsive polymer, honeycomb polymer film, super water-repellent surface, fractal structure

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VOLUME: 1
ISSUE: 3
Year: 2007
Page: [290 - 295]
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.2174/2212796810701030290
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