Cole A DeForest

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Affiliation: University of Colorado
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Advances in bioactive hydrogels to probe and direct cell fate
    Cole A DeForest
    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA
    Annu Rev Chem Biomol Eng 3:421-44. 2012
  2. pmc Photocrosslinking of gelatin macromers to synthesize porous hydrogels that promote valvular interstitial cell function
    Julie A Benton
    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309 0424, USA
    Tissue Eng Part A 15:3221-30. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Spatial and temporal control of the alkyne-azide cycloaddition by photoinitiated Cu(II) reduction
    Brian J Adzima
    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309 0424, USA
    Nat Chem 3:256-59. 2011
  4. pmc Responsive culture platform to examine the influence of microenvironmental geometry on cell function in 3D
    April M Kloxin
    Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA
    Integr Biol (Camb) 4:1540-9. 2012
  5. pmc Cytocompatible click-based hydrogels with dynamically tunable properties through orthogonal photoconjugation and photocleavage reactions
    Cole A DeForest
    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado, UCB Box 424, Boulder, Colorado 80309 0424, USA
    Nat Chem 3:925-31. 2011
  6. pmc Inhibition of Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilms using polymerizable vancomycin derivatives
    McKinley C Lawson
    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:2081-91. 2010
  7. pmc Formation of three-dimensional hydrogel multilayers using enzyme-mediated redox chain initiation
    Leah M Johnson
    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, ECCH 111 CB 424, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA
    ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 2:1963-72. 2010
  8. pmc Sequential click reactions for synthesizing and patterning three-dimensional cell microenvironments
    Cole A DeForest
    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado, UCB Box 424 Boulder, Colorado 80309 0424, USA
    Nat Mater 8:659-64. 2009

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Publications8

  1. doi request reprint Advances in bioactive hydrogels to probe and direct cell fate
    Cole A DeForest
    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA
    Annu Rev Chem Biomol Eng 3:421-44. 2012
    ..Ultimately, advances in hydrogel culture systems, synthetic approaches, and biological assays that can be performed in 3D are providing new opportunities to recapitulate fully the native cell niche...
  2. pmc Photocrosslinking of gelatin macromers to synthesize porous hydrogels that promote valvular interstitial cell function
    Julie A Benton
    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309 0424, USA
    Tissue Eng Part A 15:3221-30. 2009
    ..Although these studies were limited to VICs, this novel hydrogel system may also be useful for studying other fibroblastic cell types...
  3. doi request reprint Spatial and temporal control of the alkyne-azide cycloaddition by photoinitiated Cu(II) reduction
    Brian J Adzima
    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309 0424, USA
    Nat Chem 3:256-59. 2011
    ..Results reveal the diverse capability of this technique in small molecule synthesis, patterned material fabrication and patterned chemical modification...
  4. pmc Responsive culture platform to examine the influence of microenvironmental geometry on cell function in 3D
    April M Kloxin
    Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA
    Integr Biol (Camb) 4:1540-9. 2012
    ..Collectively, these studies demonstrate the development and utility of responsive hydrogel culture devices to study how a range of microenvironment geometries of evolving shape and connectivity might influence or direct cell function...
  5. pmc Cytocompatible click-based hydrogels with dynamically tunable properties through orthogonal photoconjugation and photocleavage reactions
    Cole A DeForest
    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado, UCB Box 424, Boulder, Colorado 80309 0424, USA
    Nat Chem 3:925-31. 2011
    ..The results demonstrate the versatile nature of the chemistry to create programmable niches to study and direct cell function by modifying the local hydrogel environment...
  6. pmc Inhibition of Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilms using polymerizable vancomycin derivatives
    McKinley C Lawson
    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:2081-91. 2010
    ..In orthopaedic surgery, this problem is exacerbated by the large number and variety of material types that are implanted. Metallic hardware in conjunction with polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) bone cement is commonly used...
  7. pmc Formation of three-dimensional hydrogel multilayers using enzyme-mediated redox chain initiation
    Leah M Johnson
    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, ECCH 111 CB 424, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA
    ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 2:1963-72. 2010
    ..The strict control of layer thicknesses combined with the rapid, water-soluble, and mild polymerization will readily benefit applications requiring formation of stratified, complex, and three-dimensional polymer structures...
  8. pmc Sequential click reactions for synthesizing and patterning three-dimensional cell microenvironments
    Cole A DeForest
    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado, UCB Box 424 Boulder, Colorado 80309 0424, USA
    Nat Mater 8:659-64. 2009
    ..This synthetic approach uniquely allows for the direct fabrication of biologically functionalized gels with ideal structures that can be photopatterned, and all in the presence of cells...