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Hydrogels

Wet or let die

Nature Materials volume 3, pages 78 (2004) | Download Citation

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Proteins are like fish in that they need water to survive — without it they lose vitality and become unable to carry out their functions. A new hydrogel material for protein microarray chips keeps the proteins wet and lively.

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  1. Shuguang Zhang is at the Center for Biomedical Engineering and the Center for Bits and Atoms, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA. Shuguang@mit.edu

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