Graphene-Based Nanocomposites, Hastalex and BioHastalex

NanoRegMed has introduced two groundbreaking graphene-based nanocomposites called Hastalex and BioHastalex for use in biomedical research, and designed to revolutionize applications for tissue engineering, regenerative medicine and biosensing applications.

Both materials have undergone rigorous testing and characterization by reputable institutions like the UK National Physical Laboratory and the University College London. In vitro and in vivo studies they have provided results reinforcing their potential in advancing the field of biomedical research.

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Product Benefits

Hastalex and BioHastalex offer biological researchers a host of exciting properties to take advantage of including:

Extraordinary Strength and Elasticity

Hastalex integrates functionalized graphene oxide (FGO) with a unique version of poly(carbonate-urea) urethane (PCU). This combination results in a material that exhibits remarkable strength and elasticity, enabling it to withstand mechanical stress and strain in biomedical applications. 

Excellent Conductivity

Thanks to the inclusion of FGO nanoparticles, Hastalex demonstrates superior electrical conductivity. This property is critical for applications such as biosensors and implantable devices, where accurate and reliable electrical signals are essential. 

Biodegradability and Non-Toxicity

BioHastalex is designed to degrade over time within the body. It incorporates FGO and PCU with a distinct chemical structure that ensures biocompatibility while also being non-toxic and antibacterial. 

Hydrophobicity for Improved Biocompatibility

As it is inherently hydrophobic, Hastalex prevents the accumulation of water on its surface. The material's hydrophobic nature enhances biocompatibility, reducing the risk of adverse reactions or complications when used in contact with biological systems.

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Choosing the Optimum Products

Our industry-leading Technical Solutions team is ready and waiting to identify the right products for your project. This service is completely free as we are committed to providing an exceptional level of service that enables you to deliver groundbreaking scientific advancements that shape the future. 

Our range of Hastalex and BioHastalex complies with European Directives 2015/863/EU (RoHS 3) and 2000/53/EC (ELV), ensuring their environmental friendliness.

Additionally, we hold certifications for ISO 9001, EN 9100, ISO 14001, and ISO 45001, demonstrating our dedication to quality and safety.

NanoRegMed Product Range

Thanks to our exclusive partnership with NanoRegMed, we offer Hastalex and BioHastalex in a range of forms to meet specific research needs, including: 

  • Hastalex Films: Optically transparent and mechanically robust films for applications requiring exceptional strength and conductivity. Customizable foils suitable for various fabrication processes in tissue engineering and medical device manufacturing.
  • BioHastalex Scaffolds: Biodegradable and 3D-printable scaffolds for regenerative medicine applications, facilitating tissue growth and regeneration.
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These cutting-edge materials are revolutionizing the world of nanocomposites and driving innovation in biomedical applications including:

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Tissue Engineering

Hastalex and BioHastalex serve as key materials for scaffolds, promoting cell adhesion, growth and differentiation in tissue engineering applications. 

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Regenerative Medicine

These nanocomposites offer promising solutions for regenerative medicine, enabling the development of biocompatible implants and bioactive coatings that facilitate tissue regeneration.

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Hastalex's outstanding electrical conductivity makes it highly suitable for biosensing platforms, allowing for accurate and sensitive detection of biological analytes. 

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Research and Development

Both materials provide researchers with advanced materials for conducting studies on cell-matrix interactions, material characterization, and the exploration of novel biomedical applications. 

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Biomedical Devices

The exceptional strength and biocompatibility of Hastalex and the biodegradability of BioHastalex make them ideal for developing innovative biomedical devices such as implants, drug delivery systems, and sutures. 

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