Bio-Fabrication of Patterned Cellulose Nano-Fibers

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In this paper, a new approach for controllable bio-fabrication of patterened cellulose nano-fibers has been proposed by micro-fluidic techniques, via the combination of biological technology and nanotechnology. We attempted to make sure whether A. xylinum can regularly move within micro-fluidic channels and further to clarify how the flow can direct and control the assembly of cellulose nano-fibers. The movement of A. xylinum within the micro-fluidic channels was observed in vivo by real time video microscopy. The well-patterned materials have great potential utility in tissue engineering.

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Periodical:

Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 47-50)

Edited by:

Alan K.T. Lau, J. Lu, Vijay K. Varadan, F.K. Chang, J.P. Tu and P.M. Lam

Pages:

1359-1362

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.47-50.1359

Citation:

G. Wang et al., "Bio-Fabrication of Patterned Cellulose Nano-Fibers", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 47-50, pp. 1359-1362, 2008

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June 2008

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