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Bioprinting: Building in Blood Vessels

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Building in blood vessels. Then they addressed a big challenge in tissue engineering: embedding 3D vascular networks. They developed a ‘fugitive’ ink that can easily be printed, then suctioned off to create open microchannels that can then be populated with blood-vessel-lining cells to allow blood to flow.

Read more: wyss.harvard.edu/viewpressrelease/141

Credit: Wyss Institute at Harvard University

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