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      Cell adhesion; cell growth; synthetic hydrogel beads; hydrolysed poly(methyl methacrylate) microspheres; microcarrier culture

    • Abstract


      Hydrolysed poly(methyl methacrylate) microspheres with carboxyl residues distributed throughout the matrix were tested for their ability to support cell adhesion and growth. Cell growth as determined by protein content, phase contrast and scanning electron microscopy showed that these microspheres are growth-supportive. Further, preliminary experiments pointed to their usefulness in microcarrier culture.

    • Author Affiliations


      K Shivakumar1 R Renuka Nair1 A Jayakrishnan1 C C Kartha1 M S Valiathan1

      1. Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum - 695 011, India
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  • Bulletin of Materials Science | News

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