Assessment of stem cells growth characteristics ethyl gallate conjugated hydrogel

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Muskan Soni
Ramya Ramadoss
Sandhya Sundar
Suganya Panneer Selvam
Pratibha Ramani


stem cell, Gallic acid, ethyl gallate, scaffold


Background: Stem cells are types of cells that can produce other cells which are able to develop into any kind of cells in the body. scaffolds are 3-D porous solid, that provides a spatial correct position of cell location .They hold enormous potential for tissue regeneration. Ethyl gallate exhibits non-toxic nature of cell line from different tissue origin ethyl Gallate also provides nutrition and has been proven.
Materials and methods: 20 ML of gelatin solution was taken and mixed or added with 20 MG of Gallic acid(ethyl Gallate). It is then poured into a dish (90 MM Patriplate). freezing it was done at 4°C for 12 hours in a 24L culture plate. Thin membrane is now fabricated and characterized by SEM and an anti-inflammatory test was also done.
Discussion: Gallic acid-based hydrogel was found to have a stimulatory effect on stem cell proliferation .Improved porosity of the hydrogel is also seen, to facilitate proliferation.
Conclusion: Gallic acid(Ethyl gallate) modified gelatin membranes seem to exhibit significant effect on stem cell growth, characteristics which can be effectively extrapolated to key regeneration strategies.

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