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|Title:||Effect of stiffness of polycaprolactone film on chondrocyte proliferation|
|Citation:||Chen, F.,Teoh, S.H. (2004). Effect of stiffness of polycaprolactone film on chondrocyte proliferation. Transactions - 7th World Biomaterials Congress : 1633-. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||The relationship between the stiffness of polycaprolactone (PCL) membrane and chondrocyte proliferation was investigated. The results of MTS assay showed that 3 days after seeding, no difference was observed in the proliferation in all groups. It was observed that compared with stiffness of 0.026 N/mm and 0.157 N/mm, chondrocytes grew faster on a substrate with stiffness of 0.916 N/mm. Chondrocytes preferred to embed in an environment with a relatively higher stiffness. The results indicated that different cells have different preference to the seeding substrate.|
|Source Title:||Transactions - 7th World Biomaterials Congress|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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