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NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Example of Silk Implant Used in the Study

Caption: Silk implants designed to release adenosine were placed into rat brains to stop the spread of epilepsy.

Credit: Image courtesy of Dr. Detlev Boison, from Legacy Research Institute and OHSU.

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