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Decellularized Organs with Giuseppe Orlando

All tissue engineering and regenerative medicine scaffolds try to mimic some characteristic of the natural extracellular matrix, or ECM. ¬†It supports growth of blood vessels, nerves, and allows sufficient diffusion of nutrients to keep native tissue healthy. ¬†Usually scientists and engineers try to isolate just a few of the characteristics of the ECM, such as mechanical properties, three dimensional structure, and inclusion of proteins or other functional molecules. A few researchers have decided to not to mimic ECM and instead…

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