Neuron Hydrogels

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The ability to form controlled 3D neural networks would provide an important tool for investigating the pathogenesis/repair in neurological diseases and to study signal transduction and plasticity.

Physical, mechanical and biological properties of a biomaterial can be tuned to create a 3D environment that especially promotes neuronal growth.

Figure 1: Cortical neurons in hyaluronan-PEG gel. Rendering of a wide field stack with color-coded depth  
Figure 1: Cortical neurons in hyaluronan-PEG gel. Rendering of a wide field stack with color-coded depth
 
 
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