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- Silva, Lucília P. da; Pirraco, Rogério
P.; Santos, Tírcia C.; Novoa-Carballal, Ramon; Cerqueira, Mariana T.; Reis, Rui L.; Correlo, Vitor M.; Marques, Alexandra P.
- ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2016 v.8 no.49 pp. 33464-33474
- umbilical cord, etc ; angiogenesis; biodegradation; disaccharides; endothelial cells; gellan gum; hindlimbs; humans; hyaluronic acid; hydrogels; medicine; receptors; tissue engineering; tissue repair; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... Neovascularization has been a major challenge in many tissue regeneration strategies. Hyaluronic acid (HA) of 3–25 disaccharides is known to be angiogenic due to its interaction with endothelial cell receptors. This effect has been explored with HA-based structures but a transitory response is observed due to HA burst biodegradation. Herein we developed gellan gum (GG)-HA spongy-like hydrogels fro ...