noviogel-RGD

Quantity: 15 mg
Catalog number: NCN04
€ 499,00
Noviogel is fully reversible thermo-sensitive which allows for ease of cell/tissue recovery and downstream processing after culturing. By adding peptide sequences or growth factors, the hydrogels can be readily functionalized for different cell types. The unique combination of tunable bio functionality and biomechanics of the Noviogels makes them excellent matrices for 3D stem cell culture or regenerative medicine. Noviogel-RGD has an additional RGD peptides coupled to the hydrogel.

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Description

Noviogel is an improved synthetic hydrogel platform for cell studies, because they combine the unique benefits of both natural and synthetic biomaterials. Noviogel mechanically mimic collagen, while possessing the reproducibility and tunability of synthetic hydrogels. The porous fibrous polymer network has a stiffness that increases under applied force similar to collagen or fibrin. Noviogel is fully reversible thermo-sensitive which allows for ease of cell/tissue recovery and - downstream processing after culturing. By adding peptide sequences or growth factors, the hydrogels can be readily functionalized for different cell types. The unique combination of tunable bio functionality and biomechanics of the Noviogels makes them excellent matrices for 3D stem cell culture or regenerative medicine.

Noviogel is a new class of advanced polymers. The complex chemistry of the polymer allows the organization into a helix-like structure that is similar to the conformation of collagen, abundantly present in the extracellular matrix (structure around cells). Noviogel is an improved platform for cell studies, because it combines the unique benefits of natural and synthetic biomaterials. Noviogels uniquely perform like collagen, while possessing the same characteristics as other commercial hydrogels. Furthermore, it is fully reversible thermo sensitive, cells can be easy recovered and downstream processing after culturing is straightforward. The unique combination of tunable biofunctionality and biomechanics of the Noviogels makes them excellent matrices for 3D stem cell culture or regenerative medicine. In addition, Noviogel has a strain stiffness that increases under applied force, thereby enabling hydrogel strain stiffness modulation according to the needs of each cell type. Hereby, Noviogel creates a cellular microenvironment with the right mechanical cues to control cell expansion and differentiation.

 

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