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Enzymatically crosslinked scaffolds

Microgel particle precursors bearing peptide substrates for human enzymes crosslink in wound sites to produce bioactive scaffolds in situ that rapidly recruit cells and promote dermal healing.

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Figure 1: Strategy for transforming peptide-derivatized microporous annealed particles (MAPs) into robust, cell-infiltrated scaffolds for wound healing.

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Grainger, D. Enzymatically crosslinked scaffolds. Nature Mater 14, 662–663 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nmat4337

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