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April 18, 2011 /  Nivea

Nanofiber Spheres Carrying Cells

For the first time, scientists have made star-shaped, biodegradable polymers that can self-assemble into hollow, nanofiber spheres, and when the spheres are injected with cells into wounds, these spheres biodegrade, but the cells live on to form new tissue.

via Nanofiber Spheres Carrying Cells Injected Into Wounds to Grow Tissue

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