Neural stem cells differentiation by electrical stimulation using a cross-linked PEDOT substrate: expanding the use of biocompatible conjugated conductive polymers for neural tissue engineering
; Rodrigues, C.
; Ferreira, F.C.F.
Biochimica and Biophysica Acta Vol. 1850, Nº 6, pp. 1158 - 1168, June, 2015.
ISSN (print): 0006-3002
Journal Impact Factor: 7,845 (in 2014)
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1016/j.bbagen.2015.01.020
The use of conjugated polymers allows versatile interactions between cells and flexible processable materials, while providing a platform for electrical stimulation, which is particularly relevant when targeting differentiation of neural stem cells and further application for therapy or drug screening.