Navigation Links
Cartilage made easy with novel hybrid printer
Date:11/21/2012

layer-by-layer, with a solution of cartilage cells from a rabbit ear that were deposited using the traditional ink jet printer. The constructs were square with a 10cm diagonal and a 0.4mm thickness.

The researchers tested their strength by loading them with variable weights and, after one week, tested to see if the cartilage cells were still alive.

The constructs were also inserted into mice for two, four and eight weeks to see how they performed in a real life system. After eight weeks of implantation, the constructs appeared to have developed the structures and properties that are typical of elastic cartilage, demonstrating their potential for insertion into a patient.

The researchers state that in a future scenario, cartilage constructs could be clinically applied by using an MRI scan of a body part, such as the knee, as a blueprint for creating a matching construct. A careful selection of scaffold material for each patient's construct would allow the implant to withstand mechanical forces while encouraging new cartilage to organise and fill the defect.


'/>"/>
Contact: Michael Bishop
michael.bishop@iop.org
01-179-301-032
Institute of Physics
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. ChemoCentryx Presents Positive Results for Novel CCR2 Inhibitor in Preclinical Models of Diabetic Nephropathy at the 44th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Nephrology
2. S*BIOs Novel JAK2 Inhibitor Pacritinib (SB1518) and Histone Deacetylase Inhibitor Pracinostat (SB939) Demonstrate Promising Activity in Phase 2 Studies for Patients with Myelofibrosis (MF)
3. New magnetic-field-sensitive alloy could find use in novel micromechanical devices
4. Metamark Genetics Signs Collaboration Agreement on Novel Therapeutic Targets with Janssen Biotech
5. TrovaGene, Inc. Obtains Exclusive License to Novel Mutations Associated with Prognosis and Chemotherapy Response in Leukemia
6. Arcion Receives Notice of Allowance for US Patent for Novel Topical Lidocaine Formulation for Pain
7. Nabsys Expands Leadership Team to Prepare for Commercialization of Novel DNA Positional Sequencing Technology
8. Boulder Diagnostics Licenses Novel Rapid Detection Technology for Homocysteine and Related Compounds from Portland State University
9. Sofie Biosciences Is Awarded a US Patent on a Family of Novel PET Probes for Use in Oncology and Immunology
10. Lupus Research Institute Awards $3.6 Million for Novel Studies Driving Wide-Ranging New Science in Lupus
11. Novel method to make nanomaterials discovered
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/21/2015)... , May 20, 2015 Research and ... the addition of the "2015 Global Survey ... their offering. The primary goal of ... flow cytometry instruments and reagents. Key information the ... the selection of flow cytometers, predominantly used applications ...
(Date:5/21/2015)... Ontario (PRWEB) May 21, 2015 ... into an exclusive North American distribution agreement with ... testing system. , With more than 160 years ... products and services for laboratory and production facilities, ... operational excellence and differentiated services to enable science. ...
(Date:5/20/2015)... SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. , May 20, 2015 ... VCYT ) today presented preliminary data demonstrating the ... distinguish idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) from other interstitial ... The findings suggest the classifier,s potential to help ... surgery to resolve ambiguity in IPF diagnosis – ...
(Date:5/20/2015)... May 20, 2015 This year has ... for lawns. US Patented Pearl’s Premium Ultra Low ... around the country that are coming out of record ... a number of major global concerns related to water, ... grass – the alternative to the standard, water-wasting, chemical-treated ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Global Survey on Flow Cytometry Adoption Trends 2015 2Veolia’s TECTA™ B16 Instrument for E. Coli Detection is Offered Exclusively Through VWR 2Veracyte Presents Preliminary Data Demonstrating Ability of Molecular Classifier to Improve Non-Surgical IPF Diagnosis Using Bronchoscopy Samples 2Veracyte Presents Preliminary Data Demonstrating Ability of Molecular Classifier to Improve Non-Surgical IPF Diagnosis Using Bronchoscopy Samples 3Veracyte Presents Preliminary Data Demonstrating Ability of Molecular Classifier to Improve Non-Surgical IPF Diagnosis Using Bronchoscopy Samples 4Veracyte Presents Preliminary Data Demonstrating Ability of Molecular Classifier to Improve Non-Surgical IPF Diagnosis Using Bronchoscopy Samples 5Breakthrough 4th Generation Low Maintenance Lawn Seed Offers Solution to California Drought 2
... Pioneering Field, BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 10 ... an ownership interest in,ClinResearch GmbH, a global leader ... clinical trials. Headquartered in Cologne, Germany,with more than ... programs over the past seven years. ClinResearch,s co-founder,Reinhard ...
... a broad array, of biometric enrollment ... Sept. 10 Aware, Inc. (Nasdaq:,AWRE), a global ... long history of success in providing high-quality,innovative software ... comprehensive suite of products in their booth (#501) ...
... September 13 to Discuss Phase 1 Trial and Other Major ... ... CA, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Nventa,Biopharmaceuticals Corporation (TSX:NVN) today announced the ... tolerability of new,HspE7 (HspE7 dosed with an adjuvant) in 24 patients ...
Cached Biology Technology:United BioSource Acquires Interest in Leading Adaptive Design Technology Service Provider 2Aware Celebrates Fifteen Years of Innovation and Leadership in the Biometrics Industry 2Aware Celebrates Fifteen Years of Innovation and Leadership in the Biometrics Industry 3Aware Celebrates Fifteen Years of Innovation and Leadership in the Biometrics Industry 4Aware Celebrates Fifteen Years of Innovation and Leadership in the Biometrics Industry 5Nventa Initiates HspE7 Phase 1 Cervical Dysplasia Trial 2Nventa Initiates HspE7 Phase 1 Cervical Dysplasia Trial 3Nventa Initiates HspE7 Phase 1 Cervical Dysplasia Trial 4Nventa Initiates HspE7 Phase 1 Cervical Dysplasia Trial 5Nventa Initiates HspE7 Phase 1 Cervical Dysplasia Trial 6
(Date:5/7/2015)... 7, 2015 Fingerprint Cards ... and FPC1035, FPC,s smallest touch fingerprint sensors to ... considered for integration on the backside of the ... increased possibilities to integrate touch fingerprint sensors in ... improves possibilities for module manufacturers to customize the ...
(Date:4/27/2015)...  For more than four decades, AUVSI,s Unmanned ... premier worldwide event for the unmanned land, sea, and ... for any local, national, or trade news organization interested ... and current applications of unmanned technologies. The conference will ... billion industry, and how it will soon impact the ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... 21, 2015 High crime ... are boosting access control systems market in ... a recently published report by TechSci Research " Saudi ... access control systems market in Saudi Arabia ... 2020.The access control systems market in the Kingdom is ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):FPC Introduces its Smallest Touch Fingerprint Sensors to Date 2UNMANNED SYSTEMS 2015: Largest International Conference and Trade Show for the Drone and Unmanned Technology Industry 2UNMANNED SYSTEMS 2015: Largest International Conference and Trade Show for the Drone and Unmanned Technology Industry 3UNMANNED SYSTEMS 2015: Largest International Conference and Trade Show for the Drone and Unmanned Technology Industry 4UNMANNED SYSTEMS 2015: Largest International Conference and Trade Show for the Drone and Unmanned Technology Industry 5Saudi Arabia Access Control Systems Market to Touch USD1.2 Billion by 2020 Says TechSci Research 2Saudi Arabia Access Control Systems Market to Touch USD1.2 Billion by 2020 Says TechSci Research 3
... retreat from equatorial seas and oceans as the Earth continues ... Working on clues in the fossil coral record from ... the last two ice ages about 125,000 years ago, the ... near the equator. "When the climate warmed rapidly during ...
... researchers have revealed the secrets of survival of an ... desert, and suggest that recent violence in Mali may ... study, to appear in January,s edition of Biological ... System (GPS) collars. Its findings advance conservation efforts for ...
... 12, 2012 Cell aging, or cellular senescence, has ... tumor development. Activated oncogenes are able to induce senescence, ... could play a key role in future cancer therapy. ... the regulation of OIS. This study is published online ...
Cached Biology News:Scary news for corals -- from the Ice Age 2Violence in Mali threatening survival of endangered elephants 2Previously unknown mechanism identified in oncogene-induced senescence 2
MOUSE ANTI PORCINE SLA 1:FITC Immunogen: Porcine peripheral blood mononuclear cells....
An excellent carbonyl-reactive FRET quencher paired with Trp or Tyr. Minimum Purity: 95%. Abs(max): ~350 nm; Em(max): none. Solvent System:DMSO or DMF....
EDG-6 (1)...
Complexin-1/2 (FL-134)...
Biology Products: