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Bioceramic Macrocapsules for Cell Immunoisolation

Liu, S., Liu, L., Xu, Z.P., Yu, A., Lu, G.Q. and Diniz da Costa, J.C. (2007) Bioceramic Macrocapsules for Cell Immunoisolation. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 46 (17). pp. 3062-3065.

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(Figure Presented) A bone to pick: Tailor-made zirconia macrocapsules are biocompatible and friendly to MC3T3-E1 cells and can facilitate osteoblast cell differentiation. Cells encapsulated within such capsular chambers are viable and grow well by absorbing the nutrients permeated through the capsule micropores from the outside environment. These capsules are promising as immunoisolation medical templates for bone-tissue engineering.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Copyright: © 2007 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA.
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