Formulation of Hydrogels
ElastoSens™ Bio offers an extensive testing platform to formulate, compare, qualify and control the viscoelasticity of hydrogels used in multiple applications such as tissue engineering, 3D bioprinting, drug delivery and hemostatic applications. As the test is non-destructive and the gel is contained in a detachable sample holder, you can follow both short (crosslinking kinetics) and long-term (slow degradation or remodeling) evolutions of the same gel sample. In addition, the system has been designed to allow the application of specific external conditions: the sample can be tested in real time under controlled temperature, UV light and atmospheric inert gases, and exposed to physiological solutions.
The precise evaluation of hydrogels viscoelasticity can accelerate their formulation and the optimization of their functionality. Combined with the power of Soft Matter Analytics™, the ElastoSens™ Bio offers an unprecedented development and control platform for scientists and engineers creating hydrogel-based biosystems or devices.
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