Nanoscale Whiskers from Sea Creatures Could Grow Human Muscle Tissue, University of Manchester Researchers Discover

Published: Mar 14, 2011 -- Minute whiskers of nanoscale dimensions taken from sea creatures could hold the key to creating working human muscle tissue, University of Manchester researchers have discovered. Scientists have found that cellulose from tunicates, commonly known as sea squirts, can influence the behaviour of skeletal muscle cells in the laboratory.

Back to news