February 26, 2014 − by Consilium − in Uncategorized − Comments Off

Growing cells on flat, plastic culture plates or petri dishes is a poor substitute for the three-dimensional support matrix that would naturally surround those cells in a living organism. UK start-up Biogelx, based at BioCity Scotland in Newhouse, is developing self-assembled peptide hydrogels that can provide support to growing cells, but also present well-defined surface chemistry to help cell biologists address biological problems. Read More

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