A multimaterial bioink method for 3D printing tunable, cell-compatible hydrogels

Alexandra L. Rutz, Kelly E. Hyland, Adam E. Jakus, Wesley R. Burghardt, Ramille N. Shah*

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(Figure Presented).A multimaterial bio-ink method using polyethylene glycol crosslinking is presented for expanding the biomaterial palette required for 3D bioprinting of more mimetic and customizable tissue and organ constructs. Lightly crosslinked, soft hydrogels are produced from precursor solutions of various materials and 3D printed. Rheological and biological characterizations are presented, and the promise of this new bio-ink synthesis strategy is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1607-1614
Number of pages8
JournalAdvanced Materials
Issue number9
StatePublished - Mar 4 2015


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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