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Contact: Kristen Kusek
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard

Ultrasound Can Temporarily Disrupt An Alginate Hydrogel

Caption: This graphic shows how ultrasound can temporarily disrupt an alginate hydrogel, which is held together by calcium ions (black dots) that are bound to acid chains (yellow). The gel self-heals when the ultrasound stops.

Credit: Harvard's Wyss Institute and Harvard SEAS

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