Published in Blood Weekly, October 28th, 2004
According to a study from South Korea, "Tubular scaffolds were fabricated from very elastic poly(L-lactide-co-epsilon-caprolactone) (PLCL, 50:50). The scaffolds were seeded with smooth muscle cells (SMCs) and implanted in nude mice to investigate the tissue compatibility and in vivo degradation behavior."
"Histological examination of all the implants with haematoxylin and eosin staining, masson trichrome staining, SM alpha-actin antibody, and CM-DiI labeling confirmed the regular morphology and biofunction of the SMCs seeded and the expression of the vascular smooth muscle matrices...
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