- About this Journal ·
- Abstracting and Indexing ·
- Aims and Scope ·
- Article Processing Charges ·
- Author Guidelines ·
- Bibliographic Information ·
- Citations to this Journal ·
- Contact Information ·
- Editorial Board ·
- Editorial Workflow ·
- Free eTOC Alerts ·
- Publication Ethics ·
- Recently Accepted Articles ·
- Reviewers Acknowledgment ·
- Submit a Manuscript ·
- Subscription Information ·
- Table of Contents
International Journal of Biomaterials
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 820513, 8 pages
Effects of Composition of Iron-Cross-Linked Alginate Hydrogels for Cultivation of Human Dermal Fibroblasts
Department of Biology, School of Education, Waseda University, 2-2 Wakamatsu-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-8480, Japan
Received 5 October 2012; Accepted 1 December 2012
Academic Editor: Rosalind Labow
Copyright © 2012 Ikuko Machida-Sano et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
- C. M. Lo, H. B. Wang, M. Dembo, and Y. L. Wang, “Cell movement is guided by the rigidity of the substrate,” Biophysical Journal, vol. 79, no. 1, pp. 144–152, 2000.
- S. Nemir and J. L. West, “Synthetic materials in the study of cell response to substrate rigidity,” Annals of Biomedical Engineering, vol. 38, no. 1, pp. 2–20, 2010.
- D. Karamichos, R. A. Brown, and V. Mudera, “Collagen stiffness regulates cellular contraction and matrix remodeling gene expression,” Journal of Biomedical Materials Research A, vol. 83, no. 3, pp. 887–894, 2007.
- E. M. Chandler, C. M. Berglund, J. S. Lee et al., “Stiffness of photocrosslinked RGD-alginate gels regulates adipose progenitor cell behavior,” Biotechnology and Bioengineering, vol. 108, no. 7, pp. 1683–1692, 2011.
- B. D. Boyan, T. W. Hummert, D. D. Dean, and Z. Schwartz, “Role of material surfaces in regulating bone and cartilage cell response,” Biomaterials, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 137–146, 1996.
- C. Xu, F. Yang, S. Wang, and S. Ramakrishna, “In vitro study of human vascular endothelial cell function on materials with various surface roughness,” Journal of Biomedical Materials Research A, vol. 71, no. 1, pp. 154–161, 2004.
- I. Machida-Sano, Y. Matsuda, and H. Namiki, “In vitro adhesion of human dermal fibroblasts on iron cross-linked alginate films,” Biomedical Materials, vol. 4, no. 2, Article ID 025008, 2009.
- O. Smidsrød and G. Skjåk-Bræk, “Alginate as immobilization matrix for cells,” Trends in Biotechnology, vol. 8, pp. 71–78, 1990.
- P. Sriamornsak and R. A. Kennedy, “Development of polysaccharide gel-coated pellets for oral administration. 2. Calcium alginate,” European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 139–147, 2006.
- A. Haug, B. Larsen, and O. Smidsrød, “Uronic acid sequence in alginate from different sources,” Carbohydrate Research, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 217–225, 1974.
- P. De Vos, B. De Haan, G. H. J. Wolters, and R. Van Schilfgaarde, “Factors influencing the adequacy of microencapsulation of rat pancreatic islets,” Transplantation, vol. 62, no. 7, pp. 888–893, 1996.
- C. Stabler, K. Wilks, A. Sambanis, and I. Constantinidis, “The effects of alginate composition on encapsulated βTC3 cells,” Biomaterials, vol. 22, no. 11, pp. 1301–1310, 2001.
- E. K. Purcell, A. Singh, and D. R. Kipke, “Alginate composition effects on a neural stem cell-seeded scaffold,” Tissue Engineering C, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 541–550, 2009.
- J. A. Rowley and D. J. Mooney, “Alginate type and RGD density control myoblast phenotype,” Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, vol. 60, no. 2, pp. 217–223, 2002.
- L. Wang, R. M. Shelton, P. R. Cooper, M. Lawson, J. T. Triffitt, and J. E. Barralet, “Evaluation of sodium alginate for bone marrow cell tissue engineering,” Biomaterials, vol. 24, no. 20, pp. 3475–3481, 2003.
- C. J. Wilson, R. E. Clegg, D. I. Leavesley, and M. J. Pearcy, “Mediation of biomaterial-cell interactions by adsorbed proteins: a review,” Tissue Engineering, vol. 11, no. 1-2, pp. 1–18, 2005.
- C. S. Giannoulis and T. A. Desai, “Characterization of proteins and fibroblasts on thin inorganic films,” Journal of Materials Science, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 75–80, 2002.
- T. A. Horbett, “The role of adsorbed proteins in animal cell adhesion,” Colloids and Surfaces B, vol. 2, no. 1–3, pp. 225–240, 1994.
- C. K. Kuo and P. X. Ma, “Maintaining dimensions and mechanical properties of ionically crosslinked alginate hydrogel scaffolds in vitro,” Journal of Biomedical Materials Research A, vol. 84, no. 4, pp. 899–907, 2008.
- M. A. LeRoux, F. Guilak, and L. A. Setton, “Compressive and shear properties of alginate gel: effects of sodium ions and alginate concentration,” Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, vol. 47, no. 1, pp. 46–53, 1999.
- Y. A. Mørch, I. Donati, B. L. Strand, and G. Skjåk-Bræk, “Effect of Ca2+, Ba2+, and Sr2+ on alginate microbeads,” Biomacromolecules, vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 1471–1480, 2006.
- M. Dentini, G. Rinaldi, A. Barbetta, D. Risica, C. Anselmi, and G. Skjåk-Bræk, “Ionic gel formation of a (pseudo)alginate characterised by an alternating MG sequence produced by epimerising mannuronan with AlgE4,” Carbohydrate Polymers, vol. 67, no. 4, pp. 465–473, 2007.
- I. Donati, Y. A. Mørch, B. L. Strand, G. Skjåk-Braek, and S. Paoletti, “Effect of elongation of alternating sequences on swelling behavior and large deformation properties of natural alginate gels,” Journal of Physical Chemistry B, vol. 113, no. 39, pp. 12916–12922, 2009.