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Biotechnology Techniques

, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp 271–276 | Cite as

Techniques for preparing hydrogel membrane capsules

  • Somesh C. Nigam
  • I-Fu Tsao
  • Akiyoshi Sakoda
  • Henry Y. Wang
Immobilized and Encapsulated Cells

Summary

Techniques for preparing four kinds of hydrogel membrane capsules are described. In the present process the material being encapsulated remains in its original environment in an aqueous suspension. Also, capsule characteristics such as size, membrane thickness, pore-size and surface charge can be controlled over a wide range.

Keywords

Surface Charge Aqueous Suspension Membrane Thickness Present Process Original Environment 
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© Science & Technology Letters 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Somesh C. Nigam
    • 1
  • I-Fu Tsao
    • 1
  • Akiyoshi Sakoda
    • 1
  • Henry Y. Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Chemical EngineeringUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

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