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February 2021

 Add this event to your calendar Wed 17 Feb 2021
  15:00 - 16:00
Image: Tissue engineering - in the treatment of age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathySeminar: POLYSACCHARIDE HYDROGELS FOR PROTEIN DELIVERY AND 3D-BIOPRINTING, with Professor Tina Vermonden, Utrecht University  new
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Introduction Hydrogels based on derivatized polysaccharides have high potential for local delivery of protein therapeutics and use in tissue engineering. Hyaluronic acid is a highly negatively charged polysaccharide abundantly present in the vitreous of the eye. Hydrogels based on hyaluronic acid can be prepared by derivatization with functional groups that react to form a crosslinked 3D-polymer network. The crosslinking strategy can be based on covalent bond formation or dynamic reversible...