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  • n. An artificial structure, implanted in the body, on which tissue grows in the form of a missing or damaged organ etc.; the process being called tissue engineering


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  • The new process works by implanting in the damaged joint what's called a bioscaffold, which has been infused with a medication known as transforming growth factor beta-3.

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  • And once the cells have nestled into the tissue's nooks and crannies, it is possible to seamlessly reconnect the so-called "bioscaffold" to the animal's circulatory system.

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  • Once the cells have nestled into the tissue's nooks and crannies, the so-called "bioscaffold" can then be seamlessly reconnected to the animal's circulatory system.

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  • "For most patients, a standard metal joint replacement is likely to offer a faster and less demanding option than the bioscaffold, with fewer risks associated with immobility," Warnke wrote in a commentary. Top Stories

  • 02-Jul-2007 - Invitrogen has launched an animal-free, 3D bioscaffold cell culture system, to allow researchers to study ...

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