Researchers Replace Most of Lung’s Cells While Retaining Vascular Functionality to Repopulate New Ones

Some tissue types have the ability to have their cells populate a synthetically created scaffold or re-populate decellularized tissue harvested elsewhere. Bioengineered lungs, on the other hand, require a vascular network to exist in order for new cells to settle and for the organ’s normal functions to take place. This has been one reason wh (Read more...)

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