Hydrogels are commonly used for cell culture applications as they provide structural support as well as the transport of cell culture media, nutrients and waste products. Our PeptiGels®, can be used for 2D and 3D cell culture and have a range of charges and mechanical stiffness to allow you to find the most suitable environment for your cells’ needs.
PeptiGels® Starter Pack
When starting with PeptiGels®, we recommend our Starter Pack. This kit provides you with all five PeptiGels® to test with your cells and identify the most suitable environment for your cells’ needs.
We also offer a bespoke design service to create PeptiGels® with mechanical properties and functionalities specific to your research needs. Visit our Bespoke Services section to find out more.
Alpha5 is successfully demonstrating its use as a multicellular and multilayer matrix for the culture of epithelial cells and stromal fibroblasts as a first step towards the postendoscopic treatment for stricture management in Barrett’s oesophagus.
Kumar, D., et al. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2017;12:1702424.
Bone tissue is being formed using Alpha1 to successfully control the differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells into osteoblast cells.
Diaz, LAC., et al. J. Tissue Eng. 2016;7:1–15.
The long-term culture of chondrocytes is demonstrated by 3D incorporation into Alpha1 for repairing damaged cartilage tissue.
Mujeeb, A., et al. Acta Biomat. 2013;9:4609.