Porous Elastin-Based Network
October 15th, 2018

Biomaterials with ‘Frankenstein proteins’ help heal tissue. 

DURHAM —Biomedical engineers from Duke University and Washington University in St. Louis have demonstrated that, by injecting an artificial protein made from a solution of ordered and disordered segments, a solid scaffold forms in response to body heat, and in a few weeks seamlessly integrates into tissue.

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