Fibrillar fibrin gels

Erin Grassl, Robert T Tranquillo

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Abstract

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
Pages61-70
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9781420027563
ISBN (Print)9781574445213
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005

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