Linear Dependency of NMR Relaxation Rates on Shear Modulus in Hydrogels.

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TitleLinear Dependency of NMR Relaxation Rates on Shear Modulus in Hydrogels.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsFeng, Y, Taraban, M, Y Yu, B
JournalSoft Matter
Volume7
Issue21
Pagination9890-9893
Date Published2011
ISSN1744-6848
Abstract

It is found that the NMR relaxation rates of diffusants in peptide hydrogels have a linear dependency on the shear modulus of the hydrogels. This finding opens the door for non-invasive and forceless mechanical characterizations of materials and tissues using NMR and MRI.

DOI10.1039/C1SM06389H
Alternate JournalSoft Matter
PubMed ID22287979
PubMed Central IDPMC3266745
Grant ListR01 EB004416 / EB / NIBIB NIH HHS / United States
R01 EB004416-07 / EB / NIBIB NIH HHS / United States