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Contact: Ken Kingery
ken.kingery@duke.edu
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Duke University

Sarcomere Recovery

Caption: This series of images shows the destruction and subsequent recovery of engineered muscle fibers that had been exposed to a toxin found in snake venom. This marks the first time engineered muscle has been shown to repair itself after implantation into a living animal.

Credit: Duke University

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