Biodegradable composite cell delivery device; in vitro study

Guillermo Ameer*, Tahir Mahmood, Giuseppe Peretti, Mark Randolph, Robert Langer

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A biodegradable composite cell delivery system was developed as a potential way to enhance construct mechanical stability, cell delivery into the wound, and tissue integration. Composites were cultured for up to 4 weeks. Standard biochemical and histological techniques were used for analysis. Viable, sturdy composites were formed within 5 minutes of cell seeding. Composites doubled their cell number content, and maintained cartilaginous phenotype for up to 4 weeks in culture.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalAnnals of Biomedical Engineering
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
StatePublished - Dec 1 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomedical Engineering


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