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hydrogel

(ˈhaɪdrəˌdʒɛl)
n
(Chemistry) a gel in which the liquid constituent is water
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Noun1.hydrogel - a colloidal gel in which water is the dispersion medium
colloidal gel, gel - a colloid in a more solid form than a sol
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hydrogel

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Special attention has been given to collagen-based hydrogels for drug delivery applications [1-5], but they suffer many drawbacks such as rapid degradation, poor mechanical properties, and possible antigenicity [5].
who is at Harvard Medical School, and Annabi have been working with natural proteins that form gelatin-like materials called hydrogels.
University of Illinois bioengineers have found a way to strongly adhere hydrogels to hydrophobic silicone substrates, an innovation that provides a valuable new tool for microscale biotechnology.
In recent years, much interest has been shown in the development of synthesis of natural-based superabsorbent hydrogels (Bagheri et al.
The new technique uses hydrogels, which are a type of 'smart' polymer made of water-soluble long-chain molecules.
It is possible, for instance, to obtain IPN hydrogels that present, at same time, sensibility to temperature and pH when a network of thermal-sensitive polymer is entrapped in a network of pH-sensitive hydrogel (DIEZ-PENA et al.
Bifunctional Hydrogels Containing the Laminin Motif IKVAV Promote Neurogenesis," Stem Cell Reports, 2017; DOI: 10.
Unlike current materials on the market, the team say that fiber-reinforced hydrogels are reliable enough for long-term use.
HONG KONG, PRC, August 3, 2017 -- Hydrogels, also known as soft matter in the medical world, are leading materials for biomedical applications such as drug delivery and stem cell therapy.
Hydrogels are macromolecular networks of hydrophilic polymer chains containing large amounts of aqueous fluids.
Many of these macroscale drug delivery vehicles are based on hydrogels.