DOI: 10.1039/d3tb01174g ISSN: 2050-750X

3D culture of bovine articular chondrocytes in viscous medium encapsulated in agarose hydrogels for investigation of viscosity influence on cell functions

Jing Zheng, Huajian Chen, Chengyu Lu, Toru Yoshitomi, Naoki Kawazoe, Yingnan Yang, Guoping Chen
  • General Materials Science
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • General Chemistry
  • General Medicine

A 3D culture system was established using agarose hydrogel containers to encapsulate cells and culture medium. The sole role of viscosity in cell functions was disclosed.

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