November 18, 2013
Nava showed that a5b1 integrin binding can induce osteogenic differentiation of hMSCs on stiff but not soft substrates. Congratulations Nava!
N.R. Gandavarapu, D.L. Alge and K.S. Anseth, "Osteogenic differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells on α5 integrin binding peptide hydrogels is dependent on substrate elasticity," Biomaterials Science (2013).