Fibrillar fibrin gels

Erin Grassl, Robert T Tranquillo

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Collagen, which has seen widespread use in tissue engineering, has several advantages as a scaffold, including the ability to entrap cells directly as it is reconstituted into a gel. However, there are some drawbacks to its use, particularly the suppression of cell proliferation and protein synthesis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationScaffolding in Tissue Engineering
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9781420027563
ISBN (Print)9781574445213
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005

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