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Children's Hospital Los Angeles Researchers Engineer Functioning Small Intestine in Laboratory Experiments


7/6/2011 11:04:47 AM

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Researchers at The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles have successfully created a tissue-engineered small intestine in mice that replicates the intestinal structures of natural intestine—a necessary first step toward someday applying this regenerative medicine technique to humans. The study led by Tracy C. Grikscheit, MD —"A Multicellular Approach Forms a Significant Amount of Tissue-Engineered Small Intestine in the Mouse"— has been published in the July issue of Tissue Engineering Part A, a premier biomedical journal.

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