Published in Cancer Weekly, September 28th, 1998
The device, called a fibrous-bed bioreactor (FBB), is capable of growing cells for a variety of applications including fermentation, animal cell culture, tissue engineering, and waste water treatment. Researchers have shown that the FBB is able to produce large quantities of a protein - Developmental Endothelial Locus-1 Protein (Del-1) - for cancer research.
Shang-Tian Yang, professor of chemical engineering, designed the bioreactor as a three-dimensional alternative to the flat...
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