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Regenerative medicine: biofabrication for multiple tissues

01.10.2019

Image: Printer head on a solvent-cast 3D printer depositing the functionalized polymer inks layer-by-layer from a needle; Copyright: Lehigh University/Stephanie Veto

Chow's team uses 3D printing technology to control the deposition of "inks" with different material compositions. These inks are prepared by mixing a biodegradable polymer with peptide-modified polymers. The peptides, composed of amino acids, provide the bioactive cues to the cells.

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