Volume 91 Issue 33 | p. 25 | Concentrates
Issue Date: August 19, 2013

Electrospun Cell-Containing Materials Are Safe In Mice

Scientists take another step toward regenerative by using electrospinning to incorporate live cells in materials
Department: Science & Technology
News Channels: Biological SCENE, Materials SCENE
Keywords: cell electrospinning

Fibers, membranes, or vessels containing living cells made by a technique called cell electrospinning are safe when used in mice, researchers find (Small 2013, DOI: 10.1002/smll.201300804). The work is a step toward use of the advanced cell-containing materials in regenerative medicine, for example, to patch damaged or aging tissues and organs. Suwan N. Jayasinghe of University College London and coworkers reported . . .

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