Nanoindentation and finite element modelling of chitosan-alginate multilayer coated hydrogels.

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Composite soft materials are used as compounds for determining the effects of mechanical cues on cell behavior and cell encapsulation and for controlling drug release. The appropriate composite soft materials are conventionally prepared by selective deposition of polymers at the surface of an ionic hydrogel. In the present study we address the impact of a… (More)
DOI: 10.1039/c6sm00827e

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