3-D Tissue for the production of Platelets

A three-dimensional tissue created from porous silk, has the ability to produce platelets for clinical usage. This creation can help the medical fraternity to cure blood related diseases.

Platelets are essential to clot blood and the deficit of the same can result in diseases like Anemia, cancer, etc., They also can lead to strokes and hear t attacks.

The new bioreactor system was created with micro-tubes of silk, fibronectin and collagen within a porous silk sponge., in order to treat people suffering from blood related diseases, this tissue can help doctors.

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  • December 25, 2016 at 6:16 am

    No external url in this article – how do we verify this ?


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