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A smart bottom-up strategy for fabrication of complex hydrogel constructs with 3D controllable geometric shapes through dynamic interfacial adhesion

Author:
SunThese authors contributed equally to this work., Fen, Yang, Caixia, Xu, Wenyuan, Liang, Yan, Chen, Xincheng, Liang, Enxiang, Wang, Guoxiang, Zhou, Ningbo, Yi, Jianmin
Source:
Journal of materials chemistry B 2019 v.7 no.12 pp. 1996-2000
ISSN:
2050-7518
Subject:
adhesion, chemical bonding, geometry, hydrogels
Abstract:
A novel and facile dynamic interfacial adhesion (DIA) strategy has been successfully applied in the reversible fabrication of complex 3D hydrogel constructs based on dynamic covalent bonds (DCBs). By tailoring the geometry of gel building blocks (GBBs) and incorporating stimuli-responsive units, various shapes could be easily achieved.
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6338065