Published in Blood Weekly, June 16th, 2005
According to a recently published report from England, "Bioactive glasses, originally developed to promote tissue adhesion, are finding an increasing array of biomedical applications.
"The aim of the current study was to assess the ability of silicate- and zinc phosphate-based bioactive glasses to modulate the secretion of cytokines from activated human macrophages and monocytes."
"Human macrophages and monocytes were isolated and cultured on surfaces coated with a range of quantities of the bioactive glasses.
"Nontoxic concentrations of the...
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