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August 22, 2011 /  Nivea

Growing Muscle Tissue With Real Muscle Structure

Researchers have found a simple way to grow muscle tissue with a real muscle structure in the laboratory. They found that the muscle cells automatically align themselves if they are subjected to tension in one direction — this is essential for the ability of the muscle cells to exert a force. The endothelial (blood vessel) cells in the culture also automatically grouped themselves to form new blood vessels. This finding is a step forward towards the engineering of thicker muscle tissue that can for example be implanted in restoration operations.

via Simple Way to Grow Muscle Tissue With Real Muscle Structure

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