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Thiol-methylsulfone-based Hydrogels for Cell Encapsulation: Reactivity Optimization of Aryl-methylsulfone Substrate for Fine-tunable Gelation Rate and Improved Stability
preprintsubmitted on 25.02.2021, 16:10 and posted on 26.02.2021, 13:50 by Julieta Paez, Adrián de Miguel-Jiménez, Rocío Valbuena-Mendoza, Aditi Rathore, Minye Jin, Alisa Gläser, Samuel Pearson, Aranzazu del Campo
We present novel thiol-methylsulfone hydrogels for cell encapsulation applications. The reactivity of the methylsulfonyl reactive partner has been optimized to improve the properties of the derived hydrogels for cell encapsulation.