[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Marcia Goodrich
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

Usage Restrictions: None

Related news release: New biological scaffold offers promising foundation for engineered tissues

[ Back to EurekAlert! ]