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Issue 3, 2007
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Microcontact printing of proteins for neuronal cell guidance

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Abstract

The growth of neurons into networks of controlled geometry is of great interest in the field of cell-based biosensors, neuroelectronic circuits, neurological implants, pharmaceutical testing as well as fundamental biological questions about neuronal interactions. The precise control of the network architecture can be achieved by defined engineering of the surface material properties: this process is called neuronal cell patterning. Different techniques can be used to produce such surface patterns. We have chosen microcontact printing (µCP), because it is a comparatively simple and universal method for patterning biomolecules.

Graphical abstract: Microcontact printing of proteins for neuronal cell guidance

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Submitted
30 May 2006
Accepted
10 Jan 2007
First published
02 Feb 2007

Soft Matter, 2007,3, 290-298
Article type
Review Article

Microcontact printing of proteins for neuronal cell guidance

A. Offenhäusser, S. Böcker-Meffert, T. Decker, R. Helpenstein, P. Gasteier, J. Groll, M. Möller, A. Reska, S. Schäfer, P. Schulte and A. Vogt-Eisele, Soft Matter, 2007, 3, 290
DOI: 10.1039/B607615G

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