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Cells will print to the printer

January 22 2008

The inventor of the U.S. stated that the three-dimensional structure of tissues and organs can recreate the method of three dimensional printing. The patented three-dimensional printer instead of ink is charged by living cells and regulating their growth substances.

Institute for Regenerative Medicine Wake Forest University (North Carolina), James Yu proposes to use an inkjet printer, causing biomaterial on basis of collagen fibers to create multilayer structures of living cells.

During the printing process can be controlled reproduction and differintsiatsiyu cells using growth factors. Also, the printer provides the cell coloring substances, making their structure more clearly.

With the new invention has already managed to get a few three-dimensional objects, consisting of different types of mammalian cells.

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