Initial adhesion of fibroblasts on thin rubber scaffolds

Shinichiro Shimomura, Hisao Matsuno, Toshiyuki Ohta, Seiichi Kawahara, Keiji Tanaka

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Abstract

Cell adhesion behaviors on thin synthetic and natural rubbers supported on solid substrates were examined. When the film was thinner than 60 nm, the adhesion of L929 fibroblasts was clearly promoted. This can be explained in terms of the manifestation of mechanical response from the hard solid substrate. Protein-free natural rubber exhibited better performance than polyisoprene as a scaffold.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)475-477
Number of pages3
JournalChemistry Letters
Volume45
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)

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