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Structure starts to gel

The new generation of hydrogels moves away from the bulk materials of old, to those with multilayered, complex internal structures and controllable physical properties.

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Figure 1: Multimembrane chitosan-based hydrogels.
Figure 2: A schematic of neutralization and membrane-formation steps.


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Elisseeff, J. Structure starts to gel. Nature Mater 7, 271–273 (2008).

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