Horseradish peroxidase-mediated oxidative cross-linking of a thiolated poly(ethylene glycol) is promoted in the absence of exogenous hydrogen peroxide, by adding a small amount of a phenolic compound under physiological conditions. The prepared hydrogel can encapsulate and release living mammalian cells.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Ceramics and Composites
- Surfaces, Coatings and Films
- Metals and Alloys
- Materials Chemistry