Enzymatic preparation of a redox-responsive hydrogel for encapsulating and releasing living cells

Kousuke Moriyama, Kosuke Minamihata, Rie Wakabayashi, Masahiro Goto, Noriho Kamiya

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Horseradish peroxidase-mediated oxidative cross-linking of a thiolated poly(ethylene glycol) is promoted in the absence of exogenous hydrogen peroxide, by adding a small amount of a phenolic compound under physiological conditions. The prepared hydrogel can encapsulate and release living mammalian cells. This journal is

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5895-5898
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number44
Publication statusPublished - Jun 4 2014


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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