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March 23, 2011 /  Nivea

Nanomodified Surfaces Seal Leg Implants

Researchers have created nanoscale surfaces for implanted materials that mimic the contours of natural skin. The surfaces attract skin cells that, over time, are shown to build a natural seal against bacterial invasion. The group also created a molecular chain that allows an implant surface to be covered with skin cell-growing proteins, further accelerating skin growth

via Nanomodified Surfaces Seal Leg Implants Against Infection

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