PuraMatrix™, which 3-D Matrix provides, is an excellent biocompatible material invented by Dr. Shuguang Zhang in the United States. Papers and documents associated with this material are as follows (partially extracted).


1. A novel fully synthetic and self-assembled peptide solution for endoscopic submucosal dissection-induced ulcer in the stomach. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy(Dec 2015)


2. Extensive neurite outgrowth and active synapse formation on self-assembling peptide scaffold. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (June 2000)
3. Entrapment of migrating hippocampal neural cells in three-dimensional peptide nanofiber scaffold. Tissue Engineering. 2004 Mar-Apr;10(3-4):643-55.


4. The enhancement of osteoblast growth and differentiation in vitro on a peptide hydrogel-polyHIPE polymer hybrid material. Biomaterials.2005


5. Self-assembling peptide hydrogel fosters chondrocyte extracellular matrix production and cell division: Implications for cartilage tissue repair. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (July 2002)
6. Evaluation of Medium supplemented with Insulin-Transferrin-Selenium for Culture of Primary Bovine Calf Chondrocytes in Three-Dimentional Hydrogel Scaffolds. Tissue Engineering(2005)
7. Effects of dynamic compressive loading on chondrocyte biosynthesis in self-assembling peptide scaffolds. Journal of Biomechanics (May 2004)


8. Functional differentiation of hepatocyte-like spheroid structures from putative liver progenitor cells in three dimensional peptide scaffolds. Differentiation (Dec 2003)

Vascular Endothelial Cell and Myocardium

9. Endothelial cells promote cardiac myocyte survival and spatial reorganization: implications for cardiac regeneration.  Circulation. 2004 Aug 24;110(8):962-8.
10. Injectable Self-Assembling Peptide Nanofibers Create Intramyocardial Microenvironments for Endothelial Cells. Molecular Cardiology(2005)
11. Self-assembling short oligopeptides and the promotion of angiogenesis. Biomaterials(2005)
12. The effect of functionalized self-assembling peptide scaffolds on human aortic endothelial cell function. Biomaterials(2005)


13. Novel peptide-based biomaterial scaffolds for tissue engineering. TRENDS in Biotechnology(janu,2002)
14. Fabrication of novel biomaterials through molecular self-assembly. Nature biotechnology(oct,2003)
15. PuraMatrix™:Self-assembling peptide Nanofiber Scaffolds. Zhang et al.