Q&A: Silk Fibroin

Q: Is the Silk Fibroin Protein that we offer regenerated or non-regenerated? A: The Silk Fibroin Protein that we offer is in the ‘regenerated’ form. This material is derived from the silk worm cocoon and then processed and solubilized into an aqueous form.

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RGD and Peptite 2000

RGD and Peptite 2000 RGD Chapter_8

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Questions:   Which HyStem product would you suggest for growing cardiomyocytes? Answer:  There is a customer who has grown cardiomyocytes using the HyStem-HP product (GS315).  See attached manuscript (Skardal 2015). Skardal 2015 Acta Biomaterialia-annotated Question:   Do you have a protocol, paper or other information where a researcher has used the HyStem as a bioink for 3D printing? Answer:  The 2 […]

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Thickness of Collagen Coating

Question:   What is the thickness of the ‘molecular collagen’ attaching to the polystyrene surface of cultureware? Response:   We are not aware any published data regarding this question. The major collagen molecular species in our Type I collagen products are monomers (approx. 70%), but there are dimers, trimers and a few percentages of oligomers […]

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Two protocols for dissociating the HyStem matrix for downstream analysis

Click here for a protocol of enzymatic digestion. Click here for a protocol of non-enzymatic digestion.

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