Pre-vascularization of bone tissue-engineered constructs

Meadhbh Aín Brennan , Jean-Michel Davaine and Pierre Layrolle

Stem Cell Research & Therapy 2013, 4:96 (14 August 2013)

Could 3D vascularized scaffolds be the future? Brennan and colleagues discuss recent research showing co-immobilization of endothelial cells and mesenchymal stem cells in a tissue-engineered construct can achieve functional microvascular networks in vivo.

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