Laterally Confined Microfluidic Patterning of Cells for Engineering Spatially Defined Vascularization

Hojatollah Rezaei Nejad, Zahra Goli Malekabadi, Mehdi Kazemzadeh Narbat, Nasim Annabi, Pooria Mostafalu, Farhang Tarlan, Yu Shrike Zhang, Mina Hoorfar, Ali Tamayol, Ali Khademhosseini

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Abstract

A biofabrication strategy for creating planar multiscale protein, hydrogel, and cellular patterns, and simultaneously generating microscale topographical features is developed that laterally confines the patterned cells and direct their growth in cell permissive hydrogels.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5132-5139
Number of pages8
JournalSmall (Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, Germany)
Volume12
Issue number37
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2016

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Keywords

  • capillary-driven microfluidics
  • cell patterning
  • hydrogels
  • microfabrication
  • vascularization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Biomaterials
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)

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Rezaei Nejad, H., Goli Malekabadi, Z., Kazemzadeh Narbat, M., Annabi, N., Mostafalu, P., Tarlan, F., Zhang, Y. S., Hoorfar, M., Tamayol, A., & Khademhosseini, A. (2016). Laterally Confined Microfluidic Patterning of Cells for Engineering Spatially Defined Vascularization. Small (Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, Germany), 12(37), 5132-5139. https://doi.org/10.1002/smll.201601391