Methacrylated Hyaluronic Acid (HA-MA)

Synonyms: HA-MA, HA methacrylate, Hyaluronic Acid MA

Blafar’s photo-curable methacrylated hyaluronic acid (HA-MA) is a modified form of the naturally occurring glycosaminoglycan and component of the extracellular matrix (ECM), hyaluronic acid – making it particularly suited to cell culture, cosmetic and medical device applications. HA-MA can be used in conjunction with ECM proteins and biopolymers such as collagen, laminin, or fibronectin, for most 3D cell culture and tissue-engineering applications.

Specifications available: 450 / 220 / 110 kDa HA raw material & 50 / 25 / 10 % substitution degree (SD). This product is packaged in 2 mL or 10 mL glass vials.

Grade: R&D grade or GMP like*
* Our GMP-like products are manufactured in our ISO Class 7 clean room, located within our ISO 13485 certified facilities.

Catalogue Number & Description

HAMA0101 – 450 kDa, 50% SD
HAMA0102 – 450 kDa, 25% SD 
HAMA0103 – 450 kDa, 10% SD
HAMA0201 – 220 kDa, 50% SD
HAMA0202 – 220 kDa, 25% SD
HAMA0203 – 220 kDa, 10% SD
HAMA0301 – 110 kDa, 50% SD 
HAMA0302 – 110 kDa, 25% SD
HAMA0303 – 110 kDa, 10% SD

If these variants do not meet your required specification, please see our page on customised synthesis

Technical Information

Form: White solid foam
: Water, PBS
Cytotoxicity: Biocompatible
Applications: Hydrogel preparation, 3D cell culture scaffold, 3D bioprinting, ECM substitute

HA-MA is especially suitable for 3D bioprinting, as it can be crosslinked with a very short gelation time upon photoirradiation (in the presence of a photoinitiator). Blafar offers a range a HA-MA products with different molecular weights and degrees of substitution options.

Storage and Packaging Information

Please consult the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) provided for information regarding hazards and safe handling practices.

Conditions for Storage:
Store in original vial until use
Recommended storage temperature ≤-15°C.
Avoid exposure to light and heat.

When stored as recommended, our products have a shelf life of 1 year. Please refer to the Certificate of Analysis for the expiration date.

Special Instructions:
Do not expose to air until use.

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