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Contact: Catherine Hockmuth
University of California - San Diego


Caption: Tissue spins in a beaker at the end of the cleansing process that removes all of the cells. The process retains the tissue's structural proteins, a key component of the hydrogel.

Credit: Photo Credit: UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering.

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