Liver on a plate

时间:2019-03-07 08:13:07166网络整理admin

By Michael Le Page TISSUES that mimic the complex cellular structure of organs such as the liver have been made by researchers in Japan. With the help of an “intelligent surface”, they can build up layer after layer of different cells. They claim the technique could revolutionise tissue engineering. Shaped tissues such as the famous ear grown on the back of a mouse can be made by seeding a moulded scaffold material with cells. Recreating the complex arrangements of different cell types found in many tissues is much more difficult,