Surface-Treatment-Induced Three-Dimensional Capillary Morphogenesis in a Microfluidic Platform

Seok Chung, Ryo Sudo, Ioannis K. Zervantonakis, Tharathorn Rimchala, Roger D. Kamm

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Abstract

Figure Presented Robust induction of realistic angiogenesis into a 3D matrix material under simultaneous imaging and a stably controlled concentration gradient of chemoattractants is presented. The formation of a 3D vascular network is demonstrated to be a direct consequence of surface treatment of the region of the device-containing matrix material.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4863-4867
Number of pages5
JournalAdvanced Materials
Volume21
Issue number47
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Dec 18

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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