Table 1: Characteristics of carrageenan-gelatin cryogels (CGG and CGE) prepared by using different crosslinkers.

Cryogels Average % of porosity Pore volume Average swelling ratio Flow rate (mL/min)Density (g/cm3) Elastic modulus (kPa)TGA Average degree of degradation (%)
DryWetDryWet5% weight loss10% weight lossFinal residue (%)

CGG77.12 ± 1.7312.78 ± 0.963.70 ± 0.1030.002660.036010.980.06870.31°C228.27°C1.54%50.55 ± 5.49
CGE83.73 ± 3.9914.3 ± 0.5210.25 ± 0.7440.002070.04224.80.03870.31°C177.73°C1.23%34.17 ± 2.52