0
TECHNICAL PAPERS

Mechanical Properties of a Reversible, DNA-Crosslinked Polyacrylamide Hydrogel

[+] Author and Article Information
David C. Lin

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 98 Brett Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854

Bernard Yurke

Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies Inc., 600 Mountain Avenue, Murray Hill, NJ 07974

Noshir A. Langrana

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 98 Brett Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854e-mail: langrana@caip.rutgers.edu

J Biomech Eng 126(1), 104-110 (Mar 09, 2004) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1645529 History: Received September 16, 2002; Revised September 04, 2003; Online March 09, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Figures

Grahic Jump Location
Dissociation of the polymer network by a removal DNA strand
Grahic Jump Location
Logarithmic plot of elastic modulus versus normalized crosslinker concentration
Grahic Jump Location
Elastic modulus versus crosslinker density
Grahic Jump Location
A representative force-displacement plot from the magnetic sphere elasticity test
Grahic Jump Location
Elapsed-time comparison of the gel in a solution of removal DNA (top) and in TE buffer (bottom). The diagrams beneath each photograph are schematic representations of the distribution density of the fluorescent spheres.
Grahic Jump Location
Photograph of the 33% crosslinked gel on microscope slide
Grahic Jump Location
Viscosity versus temperature at various crosslinker densities
Grahic Jump Location
Schematic of the direct compression test
Grahic Jump Location
Elasticity test fixture
Grahic Jump Location
Sapphire bead in gel preparation from viscosity test
Grahic Jump Location
Two polyacrylamide chains crosslinked by three DNA strands (SA1, SA2, and the crosslinking strand L2)

Tables

Errata

Discussions

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In