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Michigan Technological University

A Welcome Mat for Cells

Caption: Highly aligned nanofibers created by fibroblasts form a biological scaffold which could prove an ideal foundation for engineered tissues. Stem cells placed on the scaffold thrived, and it had the added advantage of provoking a very low immune response.

Credit: Feng Zhao

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