“Defined Micropatterning of ECM Protein Adhesive Sites on Alginate Microfibers for Engineering Highly Anisotropic Muscle Cell Bundles”

Prarthana Patil and John Szymanski are co-authors on our recent article in Advanced Materials Technologies entitled “Defined Micropatterning of ECM Protein Adhesive Sites on Alginate Microfibers for Engineering Highly Anisotropic Muscle Cell Bundles.” This article describes a new technique to selectively pattern ECM protein adhesive sites on alginate microfibers to engineer muscle tissue bundles.  Unique is the ability of the ribbon-like microfibers to wrap around the muscle cells and form a basal lamina like structure.

Read the article at Advanced Materials Technologies

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