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Ultrastrong and Stiff Layered Polymer Nanocomposites
Nanoscale building blocks are individually exceptionally strong because they are close to ideal, defect-free materials. It is, however, difficult to retain the ideal properties in macroscaleExpand
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Ultrasmall implantable composite microelectrodes with bioactive surfaces for chronic neural interfaces.
Implantable neural microelectrodes that can record extracellular biopotentials from small, targeted groups of neurons are critical for neuroscience research and emerging clinical applicationsExpand
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A Reversibly Switching Surface
We report the design of surfaces that exhibit dynamic changes in interfacial properties, such as wettability, in response to an electrical potential. The change in wetting behavior was caused byExpand
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Synthetic polymer coatings for long-term growth of human embryonic stem cells
We report a fully defined synthetic polymer coating, poly[2-(methacryloyloxy)ethyl dimethyl-(3-sulfopropyl)ammonium hydroxide] (PMEDSAH), which sustains long-term human embryonic stem (hES) cellExpand
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Concise Review: The Evolution of human pluripotent stem cell culture: From feeder cells to synthetic coatings
Current practices to maintain human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs), which include induced pluripotent stem cells and embryonic stem cells, in an undifferentiated state typically depend on the supportExpand
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Science and Technology of Polymer Nanofibers
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Physical approaches to biomaterial design.
The development of biomaterials for drug delivery, tissue engineering and medical diagnostics has traditionally been based on new chemistries. However, there is growing recognition that the physicalExpand
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Derivation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells from Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Cultured on Synthetic Substrates
Human‐induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs) may represent an ideal cell source for research and applications in regenerative medicine. However, standard culture conditions that depend on the use ofExpand
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Red blood cell-mimicking synthetic biomaterial particles
Biomaterials form the basis of current and future biomedical technologies. They are routinely used to design therapeutic carriers, such as nanoparticles, for applications in drug delivery. CurrentExpand
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Vapor-based polymer coatings for potential biomedical applications
Over the last decade, biology and biotechnology have witnessed an extraordinary development spanning genomics, proteomics, and metabolics. This progress was so rapid and definite that it not onlyExpand
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