• Effect of Collagen Gel Structure on Fibroblast Phenotype
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    Lim Hui Yi Grace (1), Tong Yen Wah (2)
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    28 November 2012 1:57 PM |

    Environment affects the progression of life, especially at the cellular level. This study investigates multiple 3-dimensional growth environments, also known as scaffolds or hydrogels, and their affect on the growth of a type of cells called fibroblasts. These results suggest that a scaffold made of collagen and polyethylene glycol are favorable for cell growth. This research is useful for developing implantable devices to aid wound healing.

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  • Engineering a Research Balloon
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    20 November 2012 5:07 PM |

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