Bioink is a solution of a biomaterial or a mixture of several biomaterials in the hydrogel form, usually encapsulating living cells, and/or bioactive molecules. For bioprinting, bioinks are essential components, and are cross-linked or stabilized during or immediately after the bioprinting to create the final shapes of the intended tissue constructs.
The selection of appropriate bioink depends on the specific application and the type of cells as well as the bioprinter to be used. An ideal bioink should possess the desired physicochemical properties, such as cross-linking capability, mechanical, rheological, chemical, and biological characteristics.
Amerigo Scientific offers 3D bioprinters and associated biomaterials and bioinks from a leader in the bioprinting industry to enabled you to reproduce the complex architecture of the native tissues with high precision in a rapid and continuous manner.