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Unformatted text preview: PDMS molds Cell Encapsulants • Encapsulated cells protected from immune system – Antibodies repelled • 18 nm pores fabricated using sacrificial oxide • Encapsulated islet cells survive and respond to glucose levels Functional Capillaries on a Chip • 10 micrometer lines induce capillary formation in endothelial cells Controlled Cell Death • Cell areas linked to apoptosis (cell suicide) Chain Mail for Bone Engineering Multi layer polysilicon process Made using metals, polysilicon, and SiO 2 MG-63 cells 24 post-seeding 80° orientation MG-63 cells 24 post-seeding 80° orientation 500 µ m diameter 10 µ m ring width Local flexibility and general rigidity are the primary advantages Uniform seeding also possible MG-63 cells 24 post-seeding 80° orientation MG-63 cells 24 post-seeding 80° orientation 500 µ m diameter 10 µ m ring width µ m ring width Cellular processes Cellular processes...
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2012 for the course BIOE 6421 taught by Professor Gale during the Fall '11 term at UVA.
- Fall '11
- Tissue Engineering