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February 1, 2011 /  Nivea

Growing Arteries With High Level of Elastic Protein

University of Pittsburgh researchers have grown arteries that exhibit the elasticity of natural blood vessels at the highest levels reported, a development that could overcome a major barrier to creating living-tissue replacements for damaged arteries, the team reports in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

via Scientists Grow Arteries With High Level of Elastic Protein: Big Step for Living Vascular Grafts

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