Crosslinked alpha-elastin biomaterials: towards a processable elastin mimetic scaffold.

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Elastin is a critical biochemical and biomechanical component of vascular tissue. However, elastin is also highly insoluble and therefore difficult to process into new biomaterials. We present a simple approach for synthesizing elastin-based materials from two commercially available and water-soluble components: alpha-elastin and a diepoxy crosslinker… (More)

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@article{Leach2005CrosslinkedAB, title={Crosslinked alpha-elastin biomaterials: towards a processable elastin mimetic scaffold.}, author={Jennie Baier Leach and Jesse B. Wolinsky and Phillip J. Stone and Joyce Y. Wong}, journal={Acta biomaterialia}, year={2005}, volume={1 2}, pages={155-64} }