Published in Hepatitis Weekly, September 25th, 2006
Study 1: Collagen-modified poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) scaffold was developed for hepatic tissue engineering.
"Hepatic tissue engineering offers a promising approach toward alleviating the need for donor liver, yet many challenges must be overcome including choice of scaffold, cell source, and immunologic barriers.
"Poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) (PLGA) polymers are innovative biodegradable materials that have been shown to be useful as scaffolds for seeding and culturing various types of cells," investigators in the...
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