3D Bioplotter Research Papers

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Swelling Behaviors of 3D Printed Hydrogel and Hydrogel-Microcarrier Composite Scaffolds

Tissue Engineering Part A 2021 Volume 27, Number 11-12, Pages 665-678

The present study sought to demonstrate the swelling behavior of hydrogel-microcarrier composite constructs to inform their use in controlled release and tissue engineering applications. In this study, gelatin methacrylate (GelMA) and GelMA-gelatin microparticle (GMP) composite constructs were three-dimensionally printed, and their swelling and degradation behavior was evaluated over time and as a function of the degree of crosslinking of included GMPs. GelMA-only constructs and composite constructs loaded with GMPs crosslinked with 10 mM (GMP-10) or 40 mM (GMP-40) glutaraldehyde were swollen in phosphate-buffered saline for up to 28 days to evaluate changes in swelling and polymer loss. In addition, scaffold reswelling capacity…

Collagen/hydroxyapatite bone grafts manufactured by homogeneous/ heterogeneous 3D printing

Materials Letters 2018 Volume 231, Pages 179-182

This paper presents a new way to obtain collagen/hydroxyapatite (COLL/HA) composite materials by 3D printing. Because of high tendency of segregation of COLL/HA composite materials, printing was done using COLL/Ca2+ gel (even COLL/Ca(OH)2) followed by precipitation of HA and crosslinking of COLL. The HA precipitation occurs simultaneously with crosslinking of COLL molecules, these processes being assured by the presence of glutaraldehyde supplemented PBS solution. By printing with COLL/Ca2+ at acidic pH homogeneity was increased. FTIR spectroscopy and microscopy reveal HA formation as the main inorganic phase these nanoparticles being homogeneously dispersed in the volume. In vitro biocompatibility assays were performed…