Standard

A Straightforward Approach for 3D Bacterial Printing. / Lehner, Benjamin A.E.; Schmieden, Dominik T.; Meyer, Anne S.

In: ACS Synthetic Biology, Vol. 6, No. 7, 21.07.2017, p. 1124-1130.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Harvard

APA

Vancouver

Author

BibTeX

@article{c9511f734a8646b69257d9fd3e0dcf96,
title = "A Straightforward Approach for 3D Bacterial Printing",
abstract = "Sustainable and personally tailored materials production is an emerging challenge to society. Living organisms can produce and pattern an extraordinarily wide range of different molecules in a sustainable way. These natural systems offer an abundant source of inspiration for the development of new environmentally friendly materials production techniques. In this paper, we describe the first steps toward the 3-dimensional printing of bacterial cultures for materials production and patterning. This methodology combines the capability of bacteria to form new materials with the reproducibility and tailored approach of 3D printing systems. For this purpose, a commercial 3D printer was modified for bacterial systems, and new alginate-based bioink chemistry was developed. Printing temperature, printhead speed, and bioink extrusion rate were all adapted and customized to maximize bacterial health and spatial resolution of printed structures. Our combination of 3D printing technology with biological systems enables a sustainable approach for the production of numerous new materials.",
keywords = "3D printing, alginate, Escherichia coli, synthetic biology",
author = "Lehner, {Benjamin A.E.} and Schmieden, {Dominik T.} and Meyer, {Anne S.}",
year = "2017",
month = "7",
day = "21",
doi = "10.1021/acssynbio.6b00395",
language = "English",
volume = "6",
pages = "1124--1130",
journal = "ACS Synthetic Biology",
issn = "2161-5063",
publisher = "American Chemical Society (ACS)",
number = "7",

}

RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - A Straightforward Approach for 3D Bacterial Printing

AU - Lehner, Benjamin A.E.

AU - Schmieden, Dominik T.

AU - Meyer, Anne S.

PY - 2017/7/21

Y1 - 2017/7/21

N2 - Sustainable and personally tailored materials production is an emerging challenge to society. Living organisms can produce and pattern an extraordinarily wide range of different molecules in a sustainable way. These natural systems offer an abundant source of inspiration for the development of new environmentally friendly materials production techniques. In this paper, we describe the first steps toward the 3-dimensional printing of bacterial cultures for materials production and patterning. This methodology combines the capability of bacteria to form new materials with the reproducibility and tailored approach of 3D printing systems. For this purpose, a commercial 3D printer was modified for bacterial systems, and new alginate-based bioink chemistry was developed. Printing temperature, printhead speed, and bioink extrusion rate were all adapted and customized to maximize bacterial health and spatial resolution of printed structures. Our combination of 3D printing technology with biological systems enables a sustainable approach for the production of numerous new materials.

AB - Sustainable and personally tailored materials production is an emerging challenge to society. Living organisms can produce and pattern an extraordinarily wide range of different molecules in a sustainable way. These natural systems offer an abundant source of inspiration for the development of new environmentally friendly materials production techniques. In this paper, we describe the first steps toward the 3-dimensional printing of bacterial cultures for materials production and patterning. This methodology combines the capability of bacteria to form new materials with the reproducibility and tailored approach of 3D printing systems. For this purpose, a commercial 3D printer was modified for bacterial systems, and new alginate-based bioink chemistry was developed. Printing temperature, printhead speed, and bioink extrusion rate were all adapted and customized to maximize bacterial health and spatial resolution of printed structures. Our combination of 3D printing technology with biological systems enables a sustainable approach for the production of numerous new materials.

KW - 3D printing

KW - alginate

KW - Escherichia coli

KW - synthetic biology

UR - http://resolver.tudelft.nl/uuid:c9511f73-4a86-46b6-9257-d9fd3e0dcf96

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=85022326752&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1021/acssynbio.6b00395

DO - 10.1021/acssynbio.6b00395

M3 - Article

VL - 6

SP - 1124

EP - 1130

JO - ACS Synthetic Biology

T2 - ACS Synthetic Biology

JF - ACS Synthetic Biology

SN - 2161-5063

IS - 7

ER -

ID: 36365605