An in situ crosslinking strategy is used for 3D bioprinting of nonviscous photo-crosslinkable hydrogels. This method can be generalized to various photo-crosslinkable formulations, maintaining high embedded cell viability and tunable cell behavior. Heterogeneous and hollow filaments can be printed using this strategy, allowing fabrication of complex engineered cell-laden constructs.
Keywords: 3D printing; biomaterials; bioprinting; hydrogels; photo-crosslinking.
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