Published in Blood Weekly, July 6th, 2006
Study 1: A chitosan-derived sandwich tubular scaffold is feasible for blood vessel tissue engineering.
"Many materials have been investigated in blood vessel tissue engineering, such as PGA, PLGA, P4HB. However, chitosan is not mentioned in the arena. This study aimed to develop a chitosan-based tubular scaffold and examine its feasibility of being applied in this field," scientists in the People's Republic of China report.
According to L. Zhang and colleagues at Tsing Hua University in Beijing, "Briefly, a knitted...
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