Azo-polysiloxanes as new supports for cell cultures

Abstract : The paper introduces a new class of materials with azo-polysiloxanic structure bearing the property to generate nano-structured surfaces by laser irradiation. The ability to modulate the optical response of the film, through a modification of the polymer chemical structure, has been investigated. The azo-materials were tested for their ability to support cell adhesion and growth, with very promising results. A future use of these materials as growth support in cell cultures is of great interest, due to an easy, one step-method to generate the surface relief grating and to the possibility to introduce a large range of chemical modifications due to the presence of the chlorobenzyl groups in the polymeric side-chain.
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Nicolae Hurduc, Alina Macovei, Cristina Paius, Alina Raicu, Ioana Moleavin, et al.. Azo-polysiloxanes as new supports for cell cultures. Materials Science and Engineering: C, Elsevier, 2013, 33 (4), pp.2440 - 2445. ⟨10.1016/j.msec.2013.01.012⟩. ⟨cea-01802293⟩

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